When BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi thought of ribbing RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, he should have braced himself for the mischievous comeback.
In the backdrop of BJP sweeping both Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand with a clear majority in the state assembly election, former deputy chief minister of Bihar Sushil Modi launched a snide attack on Lalu, who had thrown his weight behind the SP-Congress alliance in UP.
“Kya haal hai? (How are you doing now?)” Modi enquired of Lalu in a tweet on Saturday.
@laluprasadrjd क्या हाल है ?
— Sushil Kumar Modi (@SushilModi) March 11, 2017
The former chief minister, who is known for his dry sense of humour, quicly caught on to the meaning behind Modi’s seemingly solicitous words. Then, Lalu updated Modi on his well-being and also delivered a well-aimed jibe.
“I’m fine. Not letting you enter Uttar Pradesh has worked to the BJP’s benefit,” Lalu quipped.
ठीक बा। देखा ना, बीजेपी ने तुम्हें यूपी में नहीं घुसने दिया तो फायदा हुआ। https://t.co/KBzqOjGdzM
— Lalu Prasad Yadav (@laluprasadrjd) March 11, 2017