Patna: Ousted from power in 2005, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad in yet another attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi said that they are cousins when it comes to ‘communal issues’.

“Both Modi and Kumar are like cousin brothers in relation to communal matters. Both Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar are holding communal flags,” Lalu said.

Lalu’s sarcastic remark came when his attention was drawn to media reports suggesting that the renowned international Time magazine report will be presenting Modi among top four influential personalities in India.