The video featuring Lalu Prasad, uploaded on the RJD party’s YouTube channel, has almost 2.5 lakh views.
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“Laluji has been indulging in socially divisive politics for years… Laluji should bear in mind that it is Bihar of 2015, not of the 1990s; his brand of divisive politics will not work,” says Yadav.
Lalu said if the grand alliance, which also includes Congress, comes to power, Kumar will occupy the hot seat, seeking to put to rest speculation over his stand if his party wins the largest number of seats among the partners.
There was not much of a hitch in the seat sharing as it was natural for the JD (U) to give tickets to most of its sitting MLAs.
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Asked to comment on SP chief’s barbs at Kumar questioning his secular credentials after remaining with BJP for 12 years, Lalu Prasad said “I have already said we will not react to SP chief’s remarks.”
It was reported earlier that Mahachandra Prasad Singh had met Prasad in Delhi to explore option of joining hands with the RJD in case the seat-sharing talks with the NDA fail.
Sources said Manjhi is ‘apprehensive’ that the NDA might not give him the desired 40 seats in the run-up to the Bihar Assembly polls.
“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.
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