Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying he is greedy for power. Lalu addressed the press conference a day after the chief minister addressed his first press briefing after the recent political turmoil in the state.
Here are the highlights:
# Nitish Kumar has forgotten his status. He has lost in MLA elections twice and even lost the Lok Sabha elections too: Lalu Yadav
# Nitish Kumar is not trustworthy & I didn't want him to have him as a leader. But it was Mulayam ji who convinced me: Lalu Yadav
# Nitish Kumar even wanted to sacrifice my sons for his seat: Lalu Yadav
# Nitish Kumar had political grudge against me: Lalu Yadav
# Nitish Kumar knew that he is accused of section 302: Lalu Yadav
# Nitish Kumar did not allow pictrues with me on any of the posters during 2015 elections: Lalu Yadav
# Nitish Kumar lost the confidence of Sharad Yadav who had put all his efforts in making victory secure for him: Lalu Yadav
# CBI's raids at my residence could not be conducted without prior permission of Nitish Kumar: Lalu Yadav
# Nitish Kumar used me to gain political power: Lalu Yadav
Earlier, Nitish addressed the press briefing on Monday wherein he said that he didn't have a choice but to resign. "I didn't have a choice, tolerated everything, thought this happens in the alliance. Continued to work," he said.