BJP counters Lalu's claim of fall of Modi govt by August: 'Daydream, relax' | Latest News India

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday quickly rejected Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad's claims that the Narendra Modi government could fall within a month, terming them as “illusion”.

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav wears the silver crown on the occasion of the party's 28th foundation day at the party office in Patna on Friday. Opposition Leader Tejashwi Yadav is also seen in Bihar Assembly. (Pippy Sharma/ANI)

Prasad, while addressing an event to mark his party's 28th anniversary, asserted that the Modi government was weak and could be predicted as early as August. Modi government is weak (weak). It can fall at any time. It may fall in August,” the RJD supremo said.

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Union Minister Nityanand Roy responded to Prasad's remarks, saying, “Lalu Prasad Yadav is daydreaming. By making Narendra Modi PM for the third time, people have shown that the country will move forward under his leadership.” Similarly, under the leadership of PM Modi and Nitish Kumar, Bihar will continue to move forward.

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“Bihar will not accept the RJD and Indian alliance which destroyed the state,” the Modi government minister added.

Bihar Deputy CM Samrat Chaudhary also echoed the advice of former Bihar Chief Minister Prasad to rest. “He (Lalu Prasad Yadav) is the former chief minister of Bihar, I would advise him to take some rest. BJP alone has 240 seats (in the Lok Sabha), while its allies have 293 seats. However, they won only four seats,” said Chaudhry.

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Lalu Yadav urged party workers to be prepared for possible political changes, saying that despite setbacks, the RJD has increased its seats and vote share in recent elections.

“For some time, we have been the single largest party in the Bihar Assembly. Unlike many others, we have never compromised on ideology,” Prasad said, recalling his tenure and achievements, including in the 1990s. Including the arrest of Lal Krishna Advani.

(Input by PTI)

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