Patna: Virtually calling Prime Minister and BJP's star campaigner in Bihar Narendra Modi a cheater, noted lawyer and former union minister Ram Jethmalani on Sunday urged the people to defeat the BJP-led NDA in the Bihar assembly elections.
Jethmalani, known for his vocal stand on various issues, urged the people to vote for Nitish Kumar, the chief ministerial candidate of the alliance of the Janata Dal-United, the RJD and the Congress.
"I want to appeal to people to vote for Nitish Kumar to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party," he told the media here.
"Narendra Modi should suffer a defeat in Bihar because he has cheated the people", Jethmalani added.
The former BJP leader said Modi must be punished for his "anti-people policies".
"The BJP should be taught a lesson for having defrauded the people and the armed forces. Democracy without education is hypocrisy without limitation," he said.