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RJD was established in Delhi on this day 26 years ago. After the arrest warrant was issued in the animal feed scandal, when the Janata Dal ordered Lalu Prasad to resign, Lalu formed the RJD and played a master stroke.
Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) is celebrating its founding day today, but Lalu Prasad who founded RJD. (Lalu Prasad Yadav) There is frustration among the leaders and workers as Lalu Prasad is in the hospital. He was hospitalized with a shoulder fracture and elevated sugar levels. Lalu Prasad’s whole family is engaged in his care. In such a situation, the organization of the establishment day celebration has faded. There is silence on the founding day of RJD due to Lalu Prasad’s illness, but 26 years ago when Lalu Prasad Yadav founded his party Rashtriya Janata Dal, it was discussed all over India. The party was formed in Delhi on July 5, 1997, 26 years ago. At its inception in Delhi, Lalu Prasad Yadav formed it very loudly in the presence of 17 Lok Sabha MPs including Raghubansh Prasad Singh, Kanti Singh and 8 Rajya Sabha MPs.
Why was the Rashtriya Janata Dal formed?
After the party was formed, Lalu Prasad became its first president, who remained so after being convicted in five cases of animal feed scandal and hospitalized after falling ill. This party from Bihar was formed in Delhi after showing political strength in Delhi. But the big question is why Lalu Prasad, the big leader of Janata Dal, formed his own party. The party that made him the chief minister, why did Lalu Prasad leave the party? So the reason is that Lalu Prasad’s chair was in danger after he was caught in the case of animal feed scandal. After which the architect of politics Lalu Prasad formed his own party and ate all four of them.
Lalu reached the Lok Sabha on a Lok Dal ticket
If we want to understand the journey of Lalu Prasad, who is an MP from Lok Dal and Chief Minister from Janata Dal, to form his own party, we have to go back a little and understand the politics of Lalu Prasad Yadav. Lalu Prasad Yadav was born on 11 June 1948 in Gopalganj, Bihar. Patna University has gained a lot of importance in his journey from Gopalganj to Raisina. From here he studied LLB and from here he joined the Japa movement as the president of the student union. At the age of 29, he reached the Lok Sabha on a Lok Dal ticket.
Became MLA for the first time in 1980
In 1980, Lalu Prasad won the Bihar Assembly elections and became a MLA. On March 10, 1990, Lalu Yadav became the Chief Minister of Bihar for the first time. Before becoming the Chief Minister, he was also the Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly after the death of Karpuri Tagore in 1989. Nitish Kumar has contributed a lot in making Lalu Prasad the first Leader of the Opposition and Chief Minister.
Breaking the animal feed scandal
Transfer after becoming Chief Minister. Despite allegations of corruption and Yadavism, Lalu Prasad’s political vehicle continues to run. On 23 September 1990, Lalu Prasad became prominent in politics by stopping LK Advani’s visit to Samastipur and Lalu Yadav was able to establish himself as a leader with a secular image. But the fodder scandal brakes his car.
The Janata Dal pressed for his resignation
The Janata Dal also won the 1995 assembly elections and Lalu Yadav became the Chief Minister again. But in 1997, when an arrest warrant was issued against Lalu Yadav in the animal feed scandal, the Janata Dal itself started raising its voice against him. Lalu Prasad was under pressure to resign. On the evening of July 4, Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral convened a meeting at his residence in Delhi. Lalu also joined it. Here Lalu Yadav said that he would resign from the post of Chief Minister but he should be allowed to remain the president of Janata Dal. Lalu Prasad Yadav, who was badly caught in the animal feed scandal, could not be heard then.
When the last was said, it began
The next day, on 5 July, Lal Prasad formed a separate party, the Rashtriya Janata Dal. Then on July 25, playing another bet, Lalu Yadav surprised everyone by making his wife Rabri Devi the Chief Minister. After being badly caught up in the animal feed scandal, it was said that the sun was about to set in Lalu Prasad’s politics. Then Lalu Prasad also formed his own team to save the power that Lalu Prasad had till 2005.