Ranchi: The RJD in Jharkhand has divided into two fractions despite the fact that party supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav is undergoing treatment at paying ward of RIMS.
In a meeting of the key leaders of the party who had gathered in the meeting at the vidhan sabha auditorium here three proposals were unanimously passed in which first all the RJD leaders resigned from their party, second proposal was moved to forma new party which was named at Rashtriya Janta Dal Loktantrik and in the third proposal Gautam Sagar Rana was appointed as the central chairperson of the party.
Speaking on the occasion Mr Rana said that his party is the real RJD but he would not be staking claim on lantern symbol as their party symbol but would have a new party symbol and soon they would be informing the election commission in this regard. He said that those who follow the path of Rammanohar Lohia, Jaiprakash Narayan and Karpuri Thakur and are thinking to change the party and the old leaders of the party and workers are with him.
He said that despite his party being new, all leaders are new . He also said that Lalu Prasad has no respect in the democracy and said that there was a difference between old Lalu and New Lalu and those who follow the path of Lohia, Jaiprakash and Karpuri are not being appreciated and those who are selfish are being appreciated. He said that he had given June 21 to correct things but he did not pay any attention and he was not left with any option.
He said that in the first week of July meeting of the working committee in which strategy for the assembly polls will be allowed. He said that in the meeting a decision will be taken and claimed that many parties are in their touch.