Kushwaha had accused the central government of tampering with EVMs and had called for violence and riots.
On the issue of EVMs Paswan said that the opposition raises doubt over EVMs when they are aware that they will be losing the elections.
Kushwaha said that votes were no less valuable than one's reputation and food and that even picking up weapons was justified if it was done for protecting the votes.
RLSP supremo Upendra Kushwaha was addressing an election rally in Darbhanga
Bihar Mahagathbandhan ally RLSP’s Sitamarhi MP quits, accuses party chief Kushwaha of selling Lok Sabha tickets
Sharma said that he will not be contesting the election but he will campaign for the NDA candidate so that Narendra Modi becomes the Prime Minister again.
The resignation of Upendra Kushwaha from the NDA government comes in the wake of the continuing deadlock over seat sharing between his RLSP and the BJP.
The RJD has been trying to woo as many parties to fight against BJP in next general elections.