New Delhi, Sep 13: Although Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has suggested Sharad Yadav to join Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the rebel leader on Wednesday said was the real JD-U and he is going to prove it soon.
Sharad Yadav also said he will decide the future course of action at a convention of JD-U on October 8 here.
On the Election Commission decision to reject Yadav’s claim over the party, he stated that his lawyers would respond to the election body.
“We are the real JD-U and we will prove it in the coming days. You will be surprised to see the way we are going to expand it,” Sharad Yadav told media.
“We are going to hold our national convention in Delhi on October 8 where we will decide our future course of action,” he further added.
When asked about the Election Commission decision, he said “It has not been rejected. Our lawyers are looking into the matter and will respond at the appropriate time.”
He acknowledged that he had a got a notice from the Rajya Sabha Secretariat regarding his membership of the upper house. “My lawyers will respond to the notice.”
Sharad Yadav said he never violated the principles and ethics of the party’s constitution and it was Nitish Kumar’s faction which breached the Mahagathbandhan or Grand Alliance of the JD-U, RJD and Congress.