Patna: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Saturday said an
unnecessary controversy was being raised over a media report
of two Army units moving towards Delhi without notifying the
government in January.
"It is an unnecessary controversy. Democracy in India is
very strong. We don`t have a situation like Pakistan here,"
Prasad told reporters here.
He said, "There is no room for dispute between the Army
and the government."
Speaking about Ramdev`s claim that he had apologised
over telephone for his remarks against the yoga guru, Prasad
said, "Why should I apologise?
"I spoke to Ramdevji to invite him to the marriage of my
daughter," he said.
He also said that there was no question of his joining
the movement launched by Ramdev. "In fact Ramdev`s agitation
has already derailed."
Referring to a CAG report highlighting alleged financial
irregularities in Bihar, Prasad said, "If Chief Minister
Nitish Kumar wants to prove himself clean, he should
immediately recommend an inquiry by an independent agency like
In reply to a question, the RJD chief said it was for the
party to decide whether his wife and former chief minister
Rabri Devi should go to state legislative council.