Lalu Prasad said his party Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) won’t contest in Uttar Pradesh to strengthen the ruling Samajwadi Party.
BJP legislator and Muzaffarnagar riots accused Hukum Singh had earlier reportedly said that Hindus were being forced to leave their homes in the Muslim-majority town.
The comment by Lalu comes in the wake of allegations that the counting for Rajya Sabha polls took place in an unfair manner.
Charges have also been framed against the other five accused persons under Immoral Traffic Prevention Act.
Taslimuddin is reportedly upset with Nitish over the JD (U) suspending his son and Jokihat MLA Sarfaraz Alam from the party over a molestation case related to an incident on board a train earlier this year.
Saroj Yadav, Rashtriya Janata Dal legislator from Barhara assembly in Bhojpur district, also demanded action against superintendent of police of Bhojpur for alleged police failure to act against the accused.
RJD MLA Saroj Yadav’s elder sister was allegedly sexually assaulted and badly beaten up by the accused on April 9.
The MLA’s sister took a shared autorickshaw from Keshavpur when some youths boarded the vehicle on the way and started misbehaving with her and later threw her out of it after badly assaulting her.
BJP leader and former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi said: “Shahabuddin’s inclusion shows the work culture and the attitude that the RJD has
Both parties’ spokespersons insisted everything is fine with their alliance.
Victims’ parents say they expected death for former RJD MP
The RJD has 11 Muslim MLAs out of 24, apart from the 10 women out of 27. The total of 27, however, is six less than the 33 of 2010.
With anti-BJPism a defining marker of opposition politics now, the Bihar results are being seen as the “mainstreaming” of the idea of the Third Front.
Modi, who addressed a series of rallies, asked his audience in Hajipur if they could support Nitish when he believed in superstition.
Shiv Chander Prasad’s father is a rebel RJD candidate, Ramashis Yadav. A former JD(U) MLA, Yadav lost in 2005 and 2010 on an RJD ticket.