Lalu Yadav Clarifies: Reservation is About Social Equality, Not Religion!

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Lalu Yadav Clarifies Reservation is About Social Equality, Not Religion

In a recent turn of events, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav has made headlines with his clarification on the contentious issue of reservations. Amidst a political whirlwind, Yadav has stated that reservations are meant to address social disparities, not religious ones. This statement comes after his earlier remark suggesting that Muslims should receive reservations sparked a heated debate.

The Reservation Rundown

Lalu Prasad Yadav, known for his straightforward approach, has reiterated that the principle of reservation is rooted in social justice. He emphasized that it should not be misconstrued as a religious concession. His clarification aims to quell the uproar caused by his previous comments on Muslim reservations.

Political Backlash

The Reservation Row Yadav’s initial advocacy for Muslim reservations led to a political uproar, with parties like BJP and JD(U) voicing strong opposition. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also weighed in, accusing the opposition alliance of undermining the rights of SC, ST, and OBC communities.

Clarification and Counterattacks 

Within hours, Yadav responded to the backlash, denying any intent to provide reservations based on religion. He pointed out that even former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee had initiated a commission to review the Constitution, hinting at political motives behind the current narrative.

Election Forecasts and Political Jibes 

As the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections concluded, Yadav claimed that reports indicate a strong win for the opposition alliance. He also took a jab at PM Modi’s claim of crossing 400 seats, dismissing it as a psychological tactic and predicting that BJP would not even secure 200 seats.

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