Lalu Prasad’s elder son, seen as reticent compared to his visible younger brother Tejaswi, held the first review meeting of his department Tuesday night.
Deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, who is in-charge of the building construction department, also criticised MLAs from the Grand Alliance for their desperation to get official bungalows.
Lalu played down speculation that his son Tejaswi would be the RJD legislature party leader
These MPs said the central leadership was to blame because they had not been kept in the loop. At least two MPs alleged money had changed hands during distribution of party tickets.
He added that “intolerance had grown” in the country ever since Narendra Modi became PM.
But, the unkindest cut for the BJP in this election came from the upper castes of Bihar, who voted for bitter rival Congress.
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The mandate has also busted the myth of the overwhelming crowd presence at the PM rallies converting into votes.
“Let the results come and everything can be thought upon later. I am already out of race. Whatever work had to be done by me has been done,” the RJD supremo added.
Lalu Prasad alleged that the BJP chief was trying to inject “poison of communalism” in the next two phases of polling.
Two more rounds of polling will be held on November 1 and November 5 for the 243-member Bihar Assembly. Results would be declared for all seats on November 8.
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On October 5, as BJP leaders attacked him for suggesting that Hindus eat beef, he demanded evidence that he had said such a thing.