But, Prashant Kishore is the vice-president of the Janata Dal United, led by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and Bihar is going to polls early next year. Why is Prashant Kishore not focusing on Bihar elections, which come early and is ready to work for West Bengal elections, which are a good two years away? In fact, he had said in the past that he would not longer work in poll management and poll strategy work as he has to focus on his own party - the JDU. So, why this change of heart?
If sources are to be believed, Prashant Kishore is unable to have his way in Bihar and the JDU. The intense groupism and politicking in JDU is getting his goat. He is unable to effect the changes that he has managed to get done in YSRCP. He is frustrated at the goings on in the JDU and has decided to keep himself off. So, he has decided to take up Mamta Didi's offer and work for her in West Bengal.