After Mayawati, Rahul Gandhi skips Lalu's rally
New Delhi: Things are getting worse for Rashtriya Lok Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav as after Mayawati's 'no' of attending the rally, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has also ousted himself from the "BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao" event.
Rahul Gandhi is travelling to Norway owing to which he will give Lalu's rally a miss.
"On the invitation of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will be travelling to Oslo for a few days," Gandhi tweeted on Friday.
"Looking forward to meeting and exchanging ideas with political and business leaders and research institutions," he said.
Samajawadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav is, however, set to attend the rally.
“Party president Akhilesh will be visiting Patna on August 27 and attend the rally organised by Lalu Prasad,” SP spokesman Rajendra Chowdhury said.
The Rashtriya Janata Dal chief is organising a "BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao" rally on Sunday in Patna's Gandhi Maidan.