Lalu appeals to ‘Yadavs’ to rally behind RJD in elections
RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday made appealed to yadavs, his castemen comprising nearly one-six of Bihar`s population, to rally behind his party in the forthcoming assembly elections.
Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday made appealed to yadavs, his castemen comprising nearly one-six of Bihar`s population, to rally behind his party in the forthcoming assembly elections.
The poor, downtrodden and backward classes people have
been deprived of their rights and dignity by the Nitish
Kumar-led NDA government, he claimed, which would be restored
if a RJD-led goverment returned to power in the elections.
The RJD strongman, who was felictated by with a
garland and a silver crown for his opposition to the women`s
reservation bill in its present form, vowed at a function that
his party-led government, if elected to power, would restore
the `social justice` agenda for the betterment of his
Referring to a large chunk of his castemen voting for
the NDA in the last assembly polls in 2005, Prasad said that
he and his supporters have learnt from their mistakes and
urged them to work together to oust the Nitish Kumar
government from power.
He also lashed out at the Nitish Kumar government for
its `failure` on all fronts and said that contrary to its
claims it has destroyed the education system and pegged back
the socio-economic empowerment of the weaker sections by
rolling back the agenda of the RJD government.