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Prashant Kishor dares Lalu to disclose what transpired during their talks

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Poll dared supremo on Saturday to tell the media what transpired during their talks, a day after former claimed that Kishor had met her husband with the proposal to merge the JD(U) and the

Kishor, who is the of the (United), also came down heavily on Prasad for making "false claims" and tweeted saying "those convicted or facing charges of abuse of public office and misappropriation of funds are claiming to be the custodians of truth".

He dared the Rashtriya (RJD) supremo to sit with him before the media and tell everybody what transpired during their meeting and who offered what.

"Whenever @laluprasadrjd ji wants, he should sit with me before the media as it would let everybody know what transpired between me and him and who gave an offer to whom," Kishor said in a tweet.

on Friday claimed that Kishor had met her husband with the proposal that the and Nitish Kumar's JD(U) merge and the new entity thus formed declare its "prime ministerial candidate" ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

If Kishor denies having met Prasad with such a proposal, he is speaking a "blatant lie", she said.

"I got infuriated and asked him to go away as I had no trust left in Nitish following his betrayal," the RJD national vice-president, who is also the of the opposition in the state legislative council, told a regional channel here.

had in 2017 walked out of the Grand Alliance, which was formed upon his party's partnership with the RJD and the Congress, and had re-joined the BJP-led NDA.

Kishor had earlier termed as "bogus" the claim of Prasad in his recently published autobiography that wanted to return to the Grand Alliance, for which he had sent Kishor as his to the RJD supremo.

Kishor had worked with both Kumar and Prasad as a during the 2015 Assembly polls. He formally joined the JD(U) in September last year.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 11:15 IST