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Lalu to campaign for RJD

Patna (Bihar) [India]: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad on Monday said that he will campaign in Munger and Darbhanga on October 27 for the upcoming assembly bypolls in the state.“I will campaign in Tarapur in Munger and Kusheshwar Asthan in Darbhanga on October 27 for the upcoming bypolls in the state,” Lalu Prasad told ANI. The bypolls for Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan seats will be held on October 30.Congress has also fielded candidates for the two seats after RJD announced its decision to contest the two seats, creating a rift between the two parties which are allies in the state.

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Lalu Yadav demands caste-based census

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday raised the demand for caste-based census and said it is needed for qualitative upliftment in the lives of people of backward and most backward castes. New Delhi [India], August 13 : Taking to Twitter, the senior RJD leader asked that if Census can keep the count of animals, then why can’t people be documented based on their castes. “Census can count various animals, birds and other species, but not the people of different backward and most backward castes. If the purpose of the census is the upliftment of the people, then how is it wrong to count thousands of castes and talk about the qualitative upliftment in the lives of the people of those castes?” tweeted Yadav.The debate around caste-based census restarted during the discussion on the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Amendment) Bill,…

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‘Passing exam in 3rd division’: Lalu

RJD chief Lalu Prasad said the JD-U leader “passed examination with a third division” and went on to become the chief minister of Bihar Taking a jibe at Nitish Kumar, RJD chief Lalu Prasad said the JD-U leader “passed examination with a third division” and went on to become the chief minister of Bihar. The remark was a reference to the seats won by the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in the 2020 Bihar Assembly election. Nitish Kumar-led JD-U managed to bag only 40 seats in the last year’s Assembly election, and finished with a third position. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) got 75 seats while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured 74 seats. “Nitish became chief minister of Bihar after putting morality and mandate aside… its result is now coming in the form of their own legislators and ministers levelling corruption charges on the government,”…