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People have put their stamp on alliance: Lalu

August 26, 2014 14:55 IST

Relishing the victory of the "secular alliance" over the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Bihar bypolls, Rashtriya Janata Dal President Lalu Prasad on Tuesday said people have put their stamp on the alliance between the RJD, the Janata Dal-United and the Congress.

"Gathbandhan per janata ki mohar (peoples' stamp on alliance)," Prasad wrote in series of tweets. Hailing the tie up between the RJD, the JD-U and the Congress, the RJD chief said "It is the beginning of a new era of economic justice along with social justice."

The alliance on Monday won 6 of the total 10 seats that witnessed bypoll in Bihar.

Among partners, the RJD's performance was the most remarkable as it won three of the four seats it had contested and lost one at Banka with a narrow margin of 711 votes.

The RJD supremo who is in Mumbai on medical grounds, however, exercised caution and asked workers not to get "over excited". "We shall work with more discipline and dedication to end the woes of poor," he said.

Slamming the BJP for describing the previous RJD rule in Bihar as "jungle raj", Prasad said "Our government was run by poor and not capitalists that’s why the 'garib raj' appeared 'jungle raj' to them."

The RJD chief who addressed five election rallies with senior JD-U leader Nitish Kumar in the bypoll, said it was the "beginning of goodness for downtrodden, deprived and those standing on the last row of the society."

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