Uttar Pradesh: The Rashtriya Janata Dal Chief Lalu Yadav stated that he has requested all the non-BJP parties to join hands and come together on a platform in order to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
While talking to the media, Lalu went on to say: “I have appealed to all non-BJP parties to come together on a platform. Unity among non-BJP parties is the only option available now to defeat the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.”
Lalu Prasad stated if non-BJP parties remain divided and fail to unite as a political force, they will be finished.
He further went on to say: “I have already initiated talk with several top leaders of different regional parties with commitment to social justice agenda for unity among the non-BJP parties across the country.”
The Rashtriya Janata Dal chief said that initially he has started approaching different leaders on the telephone, and this will be followed by his personal visit to talk to them face to face. After that, all like-minded leaders of different parties will sit together to formulate something concrete, he added.
Lalu stated: “We have to come together soon to chalk out strategies because after one year, there will be little time with us to prepare for the 2019 polls.”