Jethmalani, known for his vocal stand on various issues, urged the people to vote for Nitish Kumar, the chief ministerial candidate of the alliance of the Janata Dal-United, the RJD and the Congress.[Bihar Election 2015: Special Coverage]
"I want to appeal to people to vote for Nitish Kumar to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party," he told the media here. "Narendra Modi should suffer a defeat in Bihar because he has cheated the people."
The former BJP leader said Modi must be punished for his "anti-people policies".
"The BJP should be taught a lesson for having defrauded the people and the armed forces. Democracy without education is hypocrisy without limitation," he said.