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Manmohan eulogises Lalu in election meeting

November 08, 2005 16:04 IST
Last Updated: November 08, 2005 17:51 IST

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Tuesday sang paeans for his cabinet colleague, Rail Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav for seeking votes in favour of Secular Democratic Front in Bihar Assembly election.

Addressing an election meeting, Dr Singh repeatedly eulogised Lalu to drive home his point that Bihar could make progress only when the RJD and its allies Congress, Nationalist Congress Party and Communist Party of India (Marxist) were voted to power.

"He is a leader of calibre and the state can make tremendous development under his and his friends' stewardship," Dr Singh remarked before a cheering audience.

In an apparent bid to contrast achievements of former Rail Minister and National Democratic Alliance chief ministerial candidate Nitish Kumar with those of Mr Prasad, Dr Singh said Mr Prasad brought an 'unprecedented' change in the railway ministry since he occupied the top post in the ministry nearly one and half years ago.

"Reforms which were brought in by him in the Railway Ministry had no precedent," Dr Singh said.


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Sub: Manmohan praises Lalu in meeting

Bihar is what today is because of Lalu. If one can say that Lalu is a dynamic leader who brought about this, well there can ...

Posted by Badri Prasad N

Sub: Lalu

I don't know, wheather rabiri devi(the last cheif minister) or lalu (the predecessor), for whom Mr. PM is addressing in election campains, over all i ...

Posted by Arun Bindhani

Sub: Yes, Indeed, He is a great leader!

Mr. PM., Lalu is ofcourse a great leader. How else can you justify his popularity and electoral triumphs despite 15 years of miserable misrule. Remember, ...

Posted by Narayan

Sub: Idiotic Eulogy

People should desist from commenting on this report as it is not worthy of any comment. But only thing is that Manmohan's praise is idiotic ...

Posted by Narayan



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