“Time for alliance has ended. currently it’s time to go to ground for political battle,” Lalu Prasad aforesaid before long when he arrived here late Friday night from Delhi, wherever he was trying to settle his party’s alliance with the Congress however no call has nonetheless been taken.
Lalu, who is upset when Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) ditched him and joined hands with Bharatiya Janata Party led NDA, he created it clear that RJD can on its own begin preparation for the final election.
“Now, time isn’t to visit Delhi any more for alliance with Congress. i’ll focus and concentrate to get yet for poll campaigns,” Lalu aforesaid.
He also pointed that it’s not possible to carry speak on alliance by sitting in Delhi.
“We are in touch on telephone,” he said.
Lalu aforesaid that he was still hopeful of an alliance with Congress, however aforesaid that responsibility for an alliance to defeat communal forces isn’t of his party alone.
According to a Rashtriya Janata dal (RJD) leader closed to Lalu, seat sharing talks haven’t got finalized because 2 Lok Sabha seats are the most bone of competition between the 2.
Although Congress has united to contest 15 of 40 Lok Sabha seats of Bihar and RJD on 25 seats, Congress is eyeing Madhubani and East Champaran seats and Lalu is in dilemma over it.
RJD legislature party leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui wants to contest from there as he narrowly lost it to the BJP in 2009.
Congress general secretary Shakeel Ahmad is equally keen to be fielded in Madhubani as he won it in 2004.
Lalu is also stressed when a revolt in his party by thirteen of twenty-two legislators.
It is different matter that 9 of the 13 have came back to the party fold on a promise that most of them are given party ticket to contest Lok Sabha polls.
“Any wrong step by Lalu might trigger another crisis within his own party,” a RJD leader aforesaid.
Uncertainty over the alliance between RJD and Congress has given an advantage to the BJP-LJP alliance in Bihar.
Unlike in 2009, Lalu Prasad was exhausting for nearly 2 months in forging an alliance with the Congress and the LJP, however LJP cast alliance with the BJP.
Lalu aides say he has learnt a bitter lesson since the last Lok Sabha election once he scornfully offered only 3 seats to the Congress.
In Dec, when being released on bail within the fodder scam, Lalu Prasad, who broke his alliance with the Congress in 2009, aforesaid he wouldn’t repeat the mistake.
In the 2004 Lok Sabha polls, the Congress-RJD-LJP mix won 29 Lok Sabha seats. however fighting separately in 2009, the RJD got only four seats, the Congress 2 and the LJP no