Speculations are rife that the Bihar top cop, who shot to fame after a showdown between Maharashtra and Bihar Police over Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, is going to contest the upcoming Bihar polls.
DGP Gupteshwar Pandey hails from Buxar district of Bihar and had once tried his luck in politics as well. It is said that in 2009, he wanted to contest for Lok Sabha on a BJP ticket from Buxar for which he had resigned from the post of IPS officer.
Going by the astounding victory of the NDA in the just-concluded general elections, it seems that Nitish Kumar had taken a rather pragmatic step by walking out of the Mahagathbandhan at the right time.
It would be a mistake on part of his opponents to take Lalu Prasad's junior son Tejashwi Yadav lightly given the fact that he is widely acknowledged to be a true inheritor of his father’s legacy, tainted or otherwise.