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Sharad Yadav meets Lalu in jail, advocates opposition unity

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Feb 2018 12:00 AM GMT

Ranchi, Feb 5: Sharad Yadav, ousted from the Jata Dal-United (JD-U), on Monday met RJD chief Lalu Prasad in the Birsa Munda Central Jail here and discussed the current political scerio and pushed for unity among the opposition parties. Sharad Yadav, who arrived in Ranchi on Sunday evening, was accompanied by former Chief Minister and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik president Babulal Marandi during the meeting. After meeting Lalu Prasad, Yadav said that the rendra Modi government “is a threat to the Constitution and the democracy of India”. He said that his purpose of meeting Lalu Prasad was to “unite the opposition parties against the central and state government”. Sharad Yadav has launched a Yatra across the country to unite opposition parties. He has already visited a few states. He also spoke with Leader of Opposition and Executive President of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Hemant Soren regarding opposition unity. Lalu Prasad is in jail since December 23 last year, serving sentence in two fodder scam cases. (IANS)

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