"The fodder scam was a conspiracy hatched by the elite against me as my party works for the poor to ensure social justice," Yadav told an election meeting here in Palamu Lok Sabha constituency.

"But I am not afraid. I have full faith in the judiciary and will come out unscathed," Yadav, who is on bail in the case, said.

Speaking about the BJP, he said "The BJP's illusion over Modi will go away soon. The world knows how I stopped its leader L K Advani at Samastipur when he was out on a rath to spread communal disharmony."

The former Bihar chief minister was apparently taking a jibe at BJP's claim of getting 300 seats in the Lok Sabha elections.

Attacking his rival Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, he alleged, "Nitish Kumar aligned with the BJP and also ditched it. Ditching is in his nature."

Criticizing LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan for aligning with the BJP, Yadav said, "He came crying to me and I sent him to the Rajya Sabha. And, now he has joined hands with the NDA. See, his double standards."

Accusing Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav of doublespeak and BSP supremo Mayawati of aligning with the BJP in the past and that she would "repeat it", he praised Congress president Sonia Gandhi as a great leader.

"RJD will always stand by her,” he said.

(Agencies)

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