Lalu Yadav blames Nitish Kumar for rise of Maoist menace in Bihar
Patna, July 15 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday blamed the Nitish Kumar-led Government in Bihar for the rise of Maoist violence in the region.
"Under the rule of Nitish Kumar, Maoist movement has covered two-third of the state, 31 districts. And Maoists are going on spreading," said Yadav terming the performance of Nitish Kumar Government in Bihar miserable on all fronts.
Lalu Prasad Yadav also blamed the Central Government and the Bihar Government for abetting the inflationary trends and held them responsible for the increase in price of essential commodities.
"The Nitish-ruled Bihar Government and the Congress-led Central Government both are responsible for the price hike. They do not care for the voice of the common man. There is disorder everywhere," said Yadav.
Lalu Prasad Yadav has reportedly entered into a seat sharing agreement with Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections and the duo is expected to tour Bihar ahead of the polls.
The Bihar Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in October 2010. (ANI)