India, Sept. 11 -- Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday dismissed former union minister Sanjay Paswan's suggestion that chief minister Nitish Kumar should make way for a leader from the saffron party to lead the state government.

"@NitishKumar is the Captain of NDA in Bihar & will remain its Captain in next assembly elections in 2020 also. When Captain is hitting 4 & 6 & defeating rivals by inning where is the Q of any change," Sushil Modi tweeted.

The NDA had won 39 out of 40 seats in the April-May Lok Sabha polls.

Paswan, currently a member of the Bihar legislative council, had on Monday ruffled the Janata Dal (United), the BJP's coalition partner and ally with his su...