Lalu bats for SP-Cong alliance, taunts PM Modi

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 28 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday sought to liken BJP-led NDA governments on last November demonetisation decision and also attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "It was not notebandi but nasbandi, carried out by the Modi government on crores of people, who were forced to stand in queue for withdrawing their own money from the banks," said Lalu. Lalu attacked Modi while addressing an election campaign rally here in support the SP-Congress alliance candidate and dubbed the Prime Minister as twin brother of US President Donald Trump, saying "no one knows what the two will do next. Lalu also called Modi-Trumps "twin brother," while seeking to describe Congress president Sonia Gandhi as bahu (the daughter-in-law) of the country. "Sonia Gandhi is the bahu (daughter-in-law) of India, she is no more a foreigner for us," he said. The RJD supremo also attacked BJP president Amit Shah saying he along with Modi sidelined their senior leaders like LK Advani and others. Lalu was addressing a poll campaign rally at Pindra near here to seek support for Congress-SP joint candidate Ajai Rai, who is the sitting MLA from the seat. (ANI)