Nitish is dummy chief minister, Lalu is the actual head of Bihar govt, says Raghubar Das

Patna: Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Sunday termed his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar as a "dummy chief minister" and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad as the "actual chief minister" of Bihar.

 Nitish is dummy chief minister, Lalu is the actual head of Bihar govt, says Raghubar Das

File image of Raghubar Das. CNN-IBNLive

"The way Manmohan Singh was a dummy prime minister, while Sonia Gandhi was the actual prime minister during the UPA rule at the Centre, Nitish Kumar is a dummy chief minister and Lalu Prasad is the actual chief minister in the present grand alliance government (in Bihar)," Das said while talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function organised by Tailik Sahu Samaj at the SK Memorial Hall to felicitate newly elected ward councillors and mayors.

He also came down heavily on Lalu for "cheating the people" in the name of social justice for the past 20-25 years.

Training his guns at Lalu Prasad and his family, Das alleged that the poor from the Yadav community still live in huts and eke out their livelihoods by selling milk, while the "fortunes of Lalu Prasad, Rabri Devi and Misa (Bharti) changed."

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Updated Date: Jul 23, 2017 22:04:14 IST