New Delhi: In Response to Nitish Kumar’s ‘8-9 children’ jibe, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday said that the Bihar Chief Minister has insulted ‘women and my mother’s sentiments’. He als0 drew parallels between his and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s siblings, saying that Nitish has targetted the PM by commenting on his family. Also Read - Rajya Sabha Seat Left Vacant After Ram Vilas Paswan's Death May Not go to LJP Again - This is Why

“By commenting on my family, Nitish Kumar is targeting PM Modi as he also has 6 siblings. Using such language, Nitish Kumar has insulted women and my mother’s sentiments. They don’t speak on main issues including inflation, corruption, unemployment etc”, Yadav told reporters. Also Read - First Session of Newly-Constituted Bihar Legislative Assembly To Start From Today

Yesterday on the last day of campaigning for the first phase of voting on October 28, Nitish had launched a veiled attack on Mahagathbandhan’s chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi and his father Lalu Yadav, saying, “Does anyone care? They have eight-nine children. They have no faith in their daughters. After so many daughters, they had a son. You all can see – this is the kind of Bihar they want to make.” Also Read - 13 Out of 15 Bihar Ministers Are Crorepatis, Highest From BJP: Report

Earlier in the day, Tejashwi had also tweeted, “Even bad words used by Nitishji against me are like blessings to me. Nitishji is mentally and physically tired and that is why he can speak whatever he likes. I treat his words like a blessing. This time Bihar has decided to vote on the issues of employment and development.”