Lucknow, Jan 24 (PTI) SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadavtoday asked his party workers to foil conspiracies of "forces"that create hurdles for the leadership of poor, backward andminorities.
"You should remain alert from forces conspiringagainst leadership of poor, backward and minorities. FormerBihar chief minister Karpuri Thakur and I had been the victimof these conspiracies," Mulayam said at a function on the 87thbirth anniversary of the late chief minister.
He said that these forces can only be defeated bystrengthening the Samajwadi movement.
Mulayam said that people should take inspiration fromKarpuri Thakur, who always spoke for the cause of poor anddown-trodden.
Senior party leader Azam Khan said that except SP noother party had the programme to struggle for the cause ofpoor and down trodden section of the society.
In Patna, Bihar Governor Devanand Konwar and ChiefMinister Nitish Kumar besides several other top politiciansoffered floral tributes to the veteran socialist and formerChief Minister late Karpoori Thakur.
The leaders garlanded the statue of Thakur and paidhomage to the former Chief Minister.