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Thanks to Modi, people now fear cow, says Lalu

People were also upset by demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax, says Lalu Prasad

IANS  |  Patna 

Lalu Prasad
RJD chief Lalu Prasad at the party's national council meeting in Patna. Photo: PTI

RJD chief on Sunday taunted Prime Minister Narender Modi by saying that earlier people used to fear the lion but now they fear the cow thanks to across the country.

"'Pahle log sher se darte the, ab gai se darte hain. Yeh sab Modi sarkar ki den hai," said at a meeting of his Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) here.

He said that due to growing fear of being seen with cows and cattle, the in Bihar's Saran district, considered Asia largest cattle fair, had turned into a fair without cattle.

He said people were angry with the Modi government in view of its "total failure" in the last three-and-half-a-years to meet any of promises made during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

People were also upset by and Goods and Services Tax, he added.

"Modi may go for Lok Sabha polls in 2018, ahead of its scheduled time in 2019," said, and asked his party activists to be ready to face early parliamentary polls.

He said whenever the Lok Sabha election will be held, opposition parties would defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

said that his son and former Deputy Chief Minister was in touch with Gujarat Patidar leader

"Young leaders like and Tejashwi will uproot the communal forces from the country."

told the media to "expose" the BJP and Modi instead of merely targeting the opposition.

"In America and other developed countries, the media has been exposing and targeting the powerful ruling parties and their leaders.

"In India the media is fighting against the opposition. This should change."

First Published: Sun, November 19 2017. 16:18 IST