He said that strangely one of the parties of an alliance took an U turn later, a development which he had never seen in his political career. Maintaining that grand alliance still existed even after the exit of JD (U) from it, Mr Yadav said the people had given their mandate to the grand alliance in the last Assembly election as 11 crore people had exercised their franchise in favour of the alliance with great hope.
He said the people`s mandate was insulted due to break-up of grand alliance. Mr Yadav said that he had spent 40 years in active politics and he had himself campaigned for the grand alliance for one and half month in the last state Assembly election. (UNI)