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Lalu Prasad Yadav Says He'll Make RSS Wear Half Pants Again

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NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 12: Lalu Prasad Yadav during the programme 'Agenda Aaj Tak 2014' at Hotel Taj Mahal on December 12, 2014 in New Delhi, India. BJP leader Amit Shah said that the government is taking all necessary steps to clear the objects hindering the process. He added 'I am sure that we will be successful and will bring back black money'. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government was working overtime to push reforms, especially, in sectors like insurance, coal and the Goods and Services Tax (GST). (Photo by Sushil Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

LUCKNOW -- With the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) replacing the loose fitting, flappy khakhi knickers with brown trousers, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday pledged to return the volunteer organisation in 'half pants' again.

"The RSS has updated itself because they are now in power. They would wear full pants instead of half pants, but we would again make them return in 'half pants'," Lalu told the media here.

"We have to remove BJP form all the country," he added.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar came to attend the marriage reception party of Shivpal Yadav's son Aditya.

Also Read: RSS Supports Women's Entry To Temples, Changes Uniform From Khaki Shorts To Brown Trousers

Meanwhile, this announcement of change in the dress code of RSS was made in Nagpur yesterday by RSS general secretary Suresh (Bhaiyyaji) Joshi in response to a question.

The announcement was made in Nagaur on Sunday by RSS general secretary Suresh (Bhaiyyaji) Joshi in response to a question.

"We have changed our uniform. We move with the times and are not rigid," Mr. Joshi said. "We have decided to replace the khaki shorts with brown trousers."

He said the details of when the new uniform will become functional will be worked out. Care would be taken to ensure that the new trousers would be comfortable while doing physical activities, a component of the daily routine of the RSS morning shakhas (branches), he said, saying even cricketers and martial artistes wear full trousers.

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