Lalu defends Manmohan Singh, accuses BJP of “posing danger” to his life

Lalu said that Modi has nothing to show as an achievement so far and is merely indulging in witch-hunting of opponents and Singh has become a victim.

By: Press Trust of India | Patna | Published: March 13, 2015 9:50 pm

RJD President Lalu Prasad on Friday strongly defended former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who was summoned by a court in the coal block allocation scam case and charged the BJP with “causing danger to his life” by “harassing” him.

“The whole world knows that Manmohan Singh is an honest man…BJP by levelling allegation of theft on him (in coal gate) is posing danger to his life,” Yadav said.

“Manmohan Singh has undergone an open heart surgery, despite that the BJP by levelling false charges on him and is subjecting him to harassment thus posing danger to his life,” he said.

The RJD chief who was a Railway minister in the UPA I regime headed by Singh said his party stood solidly behind the Congress to defend the former PM.

He said Singh was credited with bringing a lot of development in the country by way of introducing metro train and building infrastructure.

Prasad launched a blistering attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP.

“He (Narendra Modi) has nothing to show as an achievement so far and is merely indulging in witch-hunting of opponents in which former PM Manmohan Singh has become a victim,” Yadav said.

He accused BJP and RSS of practising “divisive” politics and pointed to statement of US President Barack Obama to support his point.

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    AP
    Mar 14, 2015 at 4:38 am
    for example ?
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      Vikrant
      Mar 14, 2015 at 4:46 am
      Manmohan must have got Lalu's message. Dont try to spill the beans or else .....and ofcourse BJP would be blamed
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      1. Virendra Sason
        Mar 13, 2015 at 10:23 pm
        Just think over that Dr Manmohan Singh has to present in court for nothing. In same state of affair whether PM and his cabinet and bureaucrats will take decision in policy matters that involves money?
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          Anil Sabaji
          Mar 14, 2015 at 8:21 am
          Chor hi tho Chor ki kaam aayega!!
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            Arvind
            Mar 14, 2015 at 3:24 am
            Lalu Prasad Yadav was Railway Minister in UPA -I while Manmohan Singh was PM.As such he is bound to defend MMS.Lalu has been convicted by court in corruption cases in fooders scams.Now all those who were ministers in UPA-I and II will support him so that they are not trapped in future for their past corrupt activities.Sonia hi first time took lead in defending ManMohan Singh for reason best known to her and Public too.There is no danger to his life but major danger from corrupt Ministers of UPA Govt.
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