Lalu Prasad Yadav Quotes

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Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lalu Prasad Yadav at a political rally in January 2007, at Kesariya, Bihar, India.
Minister of Railways
In office
24 May 2004 â€“ 23 May 2009
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Preceded by Nitish Kumar
Succeeded by Mamata Banerjee
Constituency Saran
Chief Minister of Bihar
In office
4 April 1995 â€“ 25 July 1997
Preceded by President’s rule
Succeeded by Rabri Devi
In office
10 March 1990 â€“ 28 March 1995
Preceded by Jagannath Mishra
Succeeded by President’s rule
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Chhapra
In office
24 May 2004 â€“ 22 May 2009
Preceded by Rajiv Pratap Rudy
Succeeded by Constituency delimitated
In office
2 December 1989 â€“ 13 March 1991
Preceded by Rambahadur Singh
Succeeded by Lal Babu Rai
In office
23 March 1977 â€“ 22 August 1979
Preceded by Ramshekhar Prasad Singh
Succeeded by Staya Deo Singh
Personal details
Born (1948-06-11) 11 June 1948 (age 68)
Gopalganj, Bihar[1]
Political party Rashtriya Janata Dal
Spouse(s) Rabri Devi
Alma mater Patna University
Religion Hinduism

The Sangh Parivar, against which I had been waging a war, misled the people. My opponents used the Election Commission and the bureaucracy to win a political battle.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
It is because of me that today the union government has sanctioned special funds for the development of Bihar.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
Everyone should play their role in tearing down the wall of hatred.
I know some people say I can be funny. But there is always a deeper meaning to what I say. I am a socialist at heart and have the interests of the poor in mind. When people see how I manage to work my way out of tough situations, it gives them hope in their own life.
Lalu Prasad Yadav

In my view, Indian Railways has immense untapped potential.
I do not rule out the possibility of being prime minister of India one day, but there is still time.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
In my view, Indian Railways has immense untapped potential.
If you do not milk the cow fully, it falls sick.
Today in India there are all sections of people, as the BJP realized when the poor voted them out.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
I work so much. If I don't get all the comforts, I will turn mad.
The lower caste people were killed as part of a conspiracy to dismiss my party's government.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
We recognised Urdu as the second official language and made it a medium of examination in all Bihar Public Service Commission tests.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
Our mass movement will shatter this communal, fascist and autocratic center.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
Musharraf is a good man and wants to improve relations with India.
For the first time in the history of Bihar, I provided a stable government. Despite being denied funds by the Centre, Bihar survived on its resources. I provided pucca dwellings to half a million Dalit families.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
In a democracy, power is not permanent.
My mother always told me not to handle a buffalo by its tail, but always catch it by its horns. And I have used that lesson in everything in my life, including the Railways.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
Why should I tell you where I am going to get funds from? If I were to do that then all the vested interests would get alerted. You must be aware that railways are full of such elements and my fight is against them.
Lalu Prasad Yadav
In politics, everybody is free to choose his friends and allies.