Bihar bandh by RJD, LJP a complete flop: BJP

Last Updated: Saturday, July 10, 2010 - 21:01

New Delhi: Claiming that the strike called
by RJD and LJP in Bihar against fuel price rise was a "complete flop", the BJP on Saturday said the two parties had lost credibility when they sided with the Congress during the cut-motion in Lok Sabha recently.
"The Bihar Bandh against fuel price rise today was a
complete flop. Lalu Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan have no
credibility. Their double standards were exposed when they
voted with the government during the recent cut-motion against
price rise in Parliament," BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain
said.

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan
were among 5,200 activists of the two parties who courted
arrest today while enforcing the bandh.

The BJP alleged that the two parties did not have much
support in Bihar and had "forcibly" tried to implement the
strike.
RJD and LJP supporters disrupted train services and
most shops remained closed during the strike. The national
highways passing through the state and other major roads also
remained closed.

Paswan claimed that the strike against rise in prices of
fuel was a "grand success".

PTI



First Published: Saturday, July 10, 2010 - 21:01
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