“We have decided to give three seats earlier allotted to the NCP and two others from the RJD quota to the Samajwadi Party in the Bihar elections,” Lalu told reporters in Patna Saturday.
“Nitish Kumar is organising a ‘Swambhiman rally’ by joining hands with those who soiled the honour and self-respect of Bihar,” said Sushil Kumar Modi.
Lalu Prasad said the BJP-led Gujarat govt was ignoring the “just demand” of the backward people in the state and trying to “oppress them into submission”.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav does a hilarious mimicry of PM Narendra Modi at a campaign rally in Bihar
Lalu Prasad was sentenced to five years in jail in one of the cases arising out of the fodder scam.
‘BJP to field 5 Yadavs as Independents in each constituency’
The bandh disrupted normal life as few trains were halted by lathi-wielding mobs, which also forced few shops and educational institutions to shut operations.
Nitish had earlier clarified that he had informed Lalu that he would not be able to attend the Iftar party.
‘When the survey has been done on caste lines, why are caste figures not being divulged? BJP was opposed to the Mandal Commission, it looks opposed to revealing a caste breakup’
Lalu’s intervention came as the RJD chief became conscious of rebel Madhepura MP, Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav,
Lalu Prasad, who had declared that Nitish Kumar will be the CM candidate for the upcoming assembly polls, has been riling the BJP to name its face for the crucial polls.
Lalu, who declared himself to be “young enough” to take on BJP, dared the saffron party to announce its CM candidate opposite Nitish.
A channel is rebranded. And there’s no escaping yoga or AAP.
As alternatives to alliance, Nitish looks at Pappu, Lalu at Manjhi, both calculations include Congress.
Merger put off till Bihar polls, will contest as allies, says key JD(U) leader