PATNA: Former health minister and RJD legislator Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday gave a clarion call to uproot the NDA governments in Bihar and at the Centre.
Yadav who is elder son of RJD chief Lalu Prasad kicked off “dethrone NDA” campaign from Sitab Diyara, the birthplace of Jay Prakash Narayan in Saran district.
“They (the communal forces) have been working on agenda to eliminate the poor. Now, we will work hard to destroy such forces,” Tej Pratap declared, addressing the crowds at JP village.
He asked the masses to uproot the “Communal forces” in 2019 and 2020 when the next Lok Sabha and Assembly elections are scheduled.
He hit out at the BJP-led NDA government at the centre alleging the “people in the government were enjoying the privileges of power while throwing the country in the fire of communal violence”.
At the same time, he slammed chief minister Nitish Kumar over rising cases of mob lynching and deteriorating law and order situation in the state.
“He (Kumar) joined the saffron camp after insulting the people’s mandate and now he has allowed the state in the gorge of mob lynching,” Tej Pratap alleged.
He also announced to launch “Lalu Prasad movement on the pattern of JP movement.
Tej Pratap participated in the party campaign amid reports of differences with his younger brother Tejashwi Prasad Yadav over the leadership issue although the former dismissed such media reports.