BJP wants to finish me: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Addressing party workers on the 21st foundation day of his party in Patna, Lalu Prasad said: “They (the BJP) want to cause fissures in the Opposition ranks because they know our combined strength can foil their 2019 mission.”

Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Published:July 6, 2017 2:49 am
Lalu Prasad Yadav, Lalu Yadav, BJP, bihar news Lalu Prasad with his sons Tejashwi and Tej Pratap on the RJD foundation day. (Source: PTI)

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday expressed apprehension that the BJP may get him arrested ahead of the August 27 Opposition rally in Patna. “The BJP wants to finish Lalu as I want to finish the BJP,” he said. Addressing party workers on the 21st foundation day of his party in Patna, Lalu Prasad said: “They (the BJP) want to cause fissures in the Opposition ranks because they know our combined strength can foil their 2019 mission.”

While speaking about Opposition unity, Lalu said he was “in touch with Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati and Mamata Banerjee. “They know the strength of the Opposition. They think if we get united, the BJP’s 2019 mission will be foiled,” he said. Listing the names of leaders he would invite to the August 27 event, Lalu mentioned he “will also call Priyanka Gandhi and Robert Vadra just as Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav and Mamata Banerjee”.

Later, he was asked why he did not mention AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi. He did not give any clear answer, then said Congress president Sonia Gandhi would be invited.

The RJD chief reiterated his support for Meira Kumar, the Opposition presidential candidate.

“She is well qualified and the daughter of Jagjivanbabu. She comes from a caste which is a Scheduled Caste all over India…. Kovind is not a Dalit, his Koli caste is on the OBC in Gujarat.”

He also said that he would not have supported the NDA’s choice, Ram Nath Kovind, even if the Congress had supported him. “… The RJD would not have supported an RSS man,” he said.

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    Chandu Shah
    Jul 8, 2017 at 12:24 am
    Not just the BJP but any right thinking person or party should finish Lalu the most corrupt and ignorant family in the world
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      George Cruz
      Jul 7, 2017 at 11:44 pm
      Why are the failed/corrupt opposition parties like the corrupt congress, the communists, and the TMC leaders are still supporting a convicted/corrupt leader like the RJD chief Lalu Prasad Sons criminal empire in Bihar ??????? The BJP has determined to eliminate corruption at all levels and the criminal empire of the RJD chief Lalu Prasad Sons is in BJP's cross hairs. Muslims who form 35 percent (may be now 38 ) of Bihar's population which is mostly illiterate (madrassa education), basically lazy, quick on terror/killing supported Lalu Prasad during the last elections have got nothing (ZILCH) from Lalu who promised them a pie in the sky, have lost confidence and may not vote for the corrupt RJD again.
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        vvvvv
        Jul 7, 2017 at 7:12 pm
        Lalu jee dont worry you are going to win again and what you have doe excellent work to railway still not a single Railway minsiter done like you we indian youth are with you make dow fall of Modi and Amit shah.. BJP RSS as sangh parivar ... You only can teach good less demotratic lesson to Modi , AmitShah , BJP And Rss in 2019 defeat.. Jai Hind
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          emittrap
          Jul 7, 2017 at 12:24 pm
          Joke of the century by Laloo: BJP wants fissures in Opposition because they know our combined strength can foil their 2019 mission.” Lalooji, Even 1 million rats can't dare to challenge a single lion.
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            Nagar Iyer
            Jul 7, 2017 at 12:19 pm
            Mafia Manmohan was sheltering u. Now honest Modi is shattering u. Understood??!!
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              Dhwaraswamy Somasekharan
              Jul 7, 2017 at 12:05 pm
              LALLU ROOOO MATT, its not just you, BJP's target is all ex-looters of the nation !! Even otherwise, arrest and police custody is not NEW TO YOU !! so chill !
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                Indian
                Jul 7, 2017 at 11:55 am
                You should have been finished A long ago..
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                  vilya2010
                  Jul 7, 2017 at 7:45 am
                  Not BJP your krmas (sins) your loot Kramas of your family will certainly finish you Not only your group of corrupt Like Mayavati Mamta SP congress stone pelter Pakistani agents pro Pakistani will kiss the dust soon
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