“NDA is a pack of fascist people. It is far away from power in Bihar, but its leaders have started showing their true character and colour. They accuse others of bringing “jungle raj”, but themselves talk about breaking the chest of a chief minister. The people of Bihar will teach them (NDA leaders) a lesson in the forthcoming elections,” Prasad told reporters here.
Prasad was reacting to the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) state president and Jehanabad MP Arun Kumar’s statement at a NDA press conference on Saturday in which the latter had accused Bihar CM Nitish Kumar of targeting people of a particular caste since the arrest of JD(U) MLA Anant Singh and also threatened to break the chest bones of those harassing his community members. Arun had also said that people of his caste were not wearing bangles and they would react if they were unnecessarily harassed.
Pointing towards ‘silence’ of all NDA leaders on Arun’s “distasteful statement”, the RJD chief said look how all leaders of the BJP, LJP and RLSP were silent on this issue. “They have so far neither criticized nor contradicted the controversial statement of the RLSP state president. Their silence proves that they all are on a similar wavelength on the issue and the controversial statement has support of all NDA constituents,” Prasad said.
RJD chief also said that the NDA leaders were “upset” ever since the secular combine of RJD-JD(U)-Congress-NCP amicably finalized seat-sharing for the 24 local authority constituencies of Bihar legislative council.
Prasad also said that Bihar has changed a lot since 1990 when he first became CM of the state. All poor, downtrodden and backward people were politically awakened now. They would foil any evil design of the NDA leaders and ensure victory of the RJD-JD(U)-Congress-NCP combine in the coming assembly polls.