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Laloo turns 56, party time in Bihar

Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | June 11, 2004 12:10 IST

Railway Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav turned 56 on Friday. There was a long queue of party workers and admirers carrying gifts and garlands outside his Delhi residence in the morning.

Also see: Is that Laloo on your train?

The Rashtriya Janata Dal chief and former Bihar chief minister will arrive in the state capital, Patna, in the afternoon.

The man who recently replaced plastic tea cups with earthen pots in trains and directed that butter milk be the preferred beverage, is likely to cut a 56 kg cake to celebrate the occasion.

The last year he had cut a cake designed like a temple, mosque and a church symbolising communal amity.

It is going to be one unending party with lots of dance and music and distribution of clothes, sweets and food among the underprivileged across state.

The celebrations are likely to be particularly boisterous in the backdrop of the RJD's thumping victory in the recent parliamentary election.

Laloo will meet his supporters in the sprawling official residence of his wife, Chief Minister Rabri Devi.



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Sub: b'day wish

happy birthday my lallo. Thanks for making such a decision to implement earthen tea cup in railway. Do some more changes that will benefit the ...

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Sub: He is the Real Prime Minister

Laloo is the one person who enjoys life to its brim.happy Birthday laloo

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Laloo ji You must Celebrate Your birthday in 3rd class sleeper Railway compartment to understand Dear Gandhiji's poor man concept .May be you turn out ...

Posted by Vijay

Sub: Lalu, cut rice roti

Laoo, you have done a good job by making everybody else earthen pots in train, drink butter milk. But, Why are you cutting Cakes? It ...

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Sub: Why are our politicians so obsessed with Christians?

"The last year he had cut a cake designed like a temple, mosque and a church symbolising communal amity." I wonder why all our stupid ...

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