People of Bihar will slay ‘political Ravana’: Lalu attacks PM Modi
Patna: Bihar being in
the grip of a Dussehra festival mood, leaders of rival political groups
including RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday used examples of slaying of
Ravana to attack each other.
Yadav set the tone by
describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “political Ravana” whose politics
would meet an end in Bihar.
“Like slaying of Ravana
on Vijaydashmi day, people of Bihar would slay the political Ravana,” Prasad
told reporters. He said he meant to say that communal politics would meet its
death in Bihar elections.
NDA leaders reacted
strongly to RJD chief’s comment. Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh
told reporters that people were ready to seal the fate of those who promoted
“jungle raj” in the state.
Union Minister of State
Ramkripal Yadav also came down heavily on his former boss and said “people
would set on fire the Ravana enjoying patronage of Nitish Kumar and Lalu
Former Chief Minister
Jitan Ram Manjhi also came out harsh on his former mentor Nitish Kumar. “He
calls me Vibhisan of JD(U) which means he is Ravana full of false pride and
ambition. I know where lies the amrit (nector) and now Prime Minister Narendra
Modi only needs to fire an arrow to end the Ravana,” Manjhi told reporters
reacting to RJD chief’s comment.
BJP ally Rashtriya Lok
Samata Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha also attacked RJD chief and accused
him of speaking “anap-sanap” (irrelevant things) anticipating defeat. (With
inputs from agencies)