New Delhi, March 20.
Former Union Minister Sharad Yadav, who was once an ally of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, has announced the merger of his party with Lalu Prasad Yadav. Sharad Yadav has announced the merger of his party Loktantrik Janata Dal with Rashtriya Janata Dal. Sharad Yadav announced this at the residence of former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav. He has described this move as the first step towards increasing the unity of the opposition. Sharad Yadav said that the merger of our party with RJD is the first step towards unity of opposition. It is necessary that all the opposition parties are united so that the Bharatiya Janata Party can be defeated across the country. At present our target is the unity of the opposition, only then we will be able to decide who will be the leader of the opposition.
Let us inform that Sharad Yadav had formed his party after Nitish Kumar Yadav separated from JDU, but now he has announced to merge his party with Janata Dal. It is worth noting that in 1997, Lalu Prasad Yadav formed the Janata Dal. Sharad Yadav had announced on March 16 that he would merge his party with Lalu. He tweeted and wrote, “The need of the hour is to establish a strong opposition in the country.” Decision to merge LJD with RJD.