Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday made it to the dais of lalu Prasad Yadav's BJP Baghao, Desh Bachao rally in Patna, despite warnings from Nitish Kumar camp within his party.
Defying all criticism, Yadav told media that 'real JD-U is with him and he will prove it.'
He said he would attend Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) rally in Patna and termed it a 'Mahagatbandhan' rally.
"I have been invited in the rally. The mahagatbandhan (grand alliance) is still intact and this is mahagatbandhan rally. Those who are asking to me to skip this rally, I would like to tell them that millions of people had put a stamp on mahagatbandhan. They should resign who have immorally snapped ties with mahagatbandhan. The real JD (U) is with Sharad Yadav. I will prove this," Yadav told ANI on Sunday.
However, another JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said the rally called by RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is to cover up the corruption charges.
"This rally is to cover up the corruption allegation leveled against Lalu Yadav and his family. This rally does not have any political agenda or policy," Tyagi said.
Besides Sharad Yadav, Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad attending the rally.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati has, however, refused to participate in the rally while Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is abroad.