Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Rajniti Singh said the party chief Lalu Prasad is still the leader and the party will appeal the decision in the high court. "Whether Lalu Yadav is outside or inside jail, he is till our leader. We will appeal this decision in the High Court. Nothing much has changed politically for the RJD." Lalu has been sentenced to 5 years in the fodder scam.
Here is the transcript
Question: You are an advocate, you are a member of the RJD and have served as a Rajya Sabha MP. How do you react to this development?
Rajniti Prasad: I expected this decision. If Lalu Prasad Yadav is outside jail or is inside jail, he is still our leader.
Question: What legal action will you take?
Rajniti Prasad: We will appeal this decision in the high court. Nothing much has changed politically for the RJD. This decision has united the people of Bihar behind Lalu Yadav. Thousands of people are at his house supporting Rabri Devi at this time.