The Bharatiya Janata Party, in its first official reaction after Nitish Kumar met governor Phagu Chauhan and tendered his resignation as chief minister of the NDA government in Bihar on Tuesday, said whatever happened was a betrayal of Bihar's people and the saffron party. He then sought time from Chauhan. Around 4 pm, Kumar arrived at Raj Bhawan and met Chauhan and apprised him of his decision to quit as the state chief minister.
Janata Dal (United)'s Upendra Kushwaha, a former union minister, said the people who attacked his convoy had their faces covered. “I will tell you about the motive and the people involved in the incident later,” he said in a tweet.