Patna, Jul 30 (PTI) RJD chief Lalu Prasad today appealed to senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav to undertake a nationwide tour to defeat “communal” forces that have fanned out in the country. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021: AIADMK, DMK Continue Seat-sharing Talks, Fate of Sasikala to be Decided
“The kind of communal atmosphere is prevailing in the country, we desperately need politicians like Sharad Yadav ji who believes in secular fabric of the nation,” he said here. Also Read - Delhi MCD Election Results 2021 Updates: AAP Wins 4 Seats, Congress 1; Kejriwal, Sisodia Laud Victory
“I will appeal Sharad ji to undertake a nationwide tour and throw all his energy into defeating the communal forces that have fanned out in the country,” he said. Also Read - Priyanka Gandhi Gets Late For Assam Rally, Runs To Stage; BJP Says 'Congress Always Late' | VIDEO
Notably, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury had met Sharad Yadav on July 28, the day JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar won the confidence vote in the Bihar assembly.
According to sources, Sharad Yadav did not approve of Nitish Kumar’s move to dump the “grand alliance” and form a government with BJP in Bihar.
The former JD(U) president is also said to be “upset” over not being taken into “confidence” by the chief minister before he decided to align with the BJP.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.