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Lalu's sentencing a 'landmark' judgment, says BJP

Hindustantimes.com  Ranchi, October 03, 2013
First Published: 15:26 IST(3/10/2013) | Last Updated: 15:53 IST(3/10/2013)

The CBI court in Ranchi sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to 5 years’ imprisonment in a 17-year-old fodder scam case, making him the second member of Parliament to be disqualified in the last three days. He was also imposed a fine of Rs. 25 lakh. Political reactions started pouring in after the sentencing.

#With corruption, law will catch up with you: BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad on Lalu Prasad's sentencing.

#This is a landmark judgement. As you sow, so you shall reap: Kirti Azad, BJP leader

#If one person goes to jail, does not mean supporters will stop voting for RJD: Samajwadi Party leader, Naresh Agarwal

#This will act as a deterrent for the political parties in future: Congress leader Jagdambika Pal said.


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