Lalu`s shadow over Congress a thing of past: Pilot

Last Updated: Friday, July 16, 2010 - 15:48

Patna: RJD supremo Lalu Yadav`s shadow
over the Congress was a thing of past and the party would
contest the forthcoming assembly elections in Bihar on its
own, union minister Sachin Pilot said today.

"The shadow of Lalu Prasad and RJD is no more looming
over the Congress ... the party will contest the forthcoming
assembly polls in Bihar on its own and do well," Pilot, the
Union Minister of State for Communications and Technology,
told reporters here.

Commenting on the RJD supremo`s jibe at the Congress
that it was not a political entity in Bihar, questioned how he
could question the standing of another party when his was on
the decline in the state.

Stating that the Congress had a history of 125 years
compared to nearly two-decade old existence of RJD, he said
that the Congress had visionary leadership under Sonia Gandhi
and Rahul Gandhi to go all the way in the assembly polls in
Bihar.

PTI



First Published: Friday, July 16, 2010 - 15:48

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