We had a rare and enjoyable moment for one news. We got to see a momentous spectacle. This sounds pretty amazing. Bihar’s Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar, denied the big chair only after a feeling of uneasy comfort at the government-level grand programme. This lets us know of his Gandhian attitude during the current politically turbulent time.
Politicians remain ever ready to move from one political party to another. Most of the time, we witness the battle for chair among our elected politicians. Do you recall the recent news about of Bihar CM Nitish feeling a little uncomfortable sitting on a high chair in a government programme? Due to his uneasiness in the highly elegant and special seat, he asked for a lesser chair and attended the whole event by reclining upon it.
He reportedly said that he didn’t have any love for a chair, but he wanted to work for the people. He, therefore, presented an example of utter simplicity.
( पटना में मंगलवार को जल जीवन हरियाली कार्यक्रम चल रहा था. इस दौरान बिहार के मुख्यमंत्री नीतीश कुमार जब अचानक कुर्सी छोड़ कर उठ गए तो लोग भौंचक्के रह गए. नीतीश कुमार ने अपनी कुर्सी बदल कर सबसे छोटी कुर्सी मंगाई और उस पर बैठकर कार्यक्रम का उद्घाटन किया. दरअसल, घटना तब हुई जब जल जीवन हरियाली के तहत कोरोना के बाद पहली बार अधिवेशन भवन में बड़े कार्यक्रम में मुख्यमंत्री नीतीश कुमार शामिल हुए थे.)
(When Jan Jeevan Hariyali programme was going on in Patna, Nitish suddenly left his chair and that left people shocked. He changed his chair to sit on the smallest one and he inaugurated the programme sitting on that chair.)
Chairs are currently highly political without a doubt. It was clear from the way President Donald Trump agreed to leave after the next week. Experts say sitting on a throne is a very different experience from sitting on a political seat. Besides, our politicians’ deep love for perching on chairs influences what they are supposed to be doing for the weal of the common man. What we see around political positions makes us believe how our politicians remain increasingly inactive and this behaviour raises the question of how they work and what they contribute in development works?