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Lalu's book recommendation for journos, literary poaching and making porridge poetic.

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Books may not be the first things that come to mind while talking of Bihar’s wily and maverick Laloo Prasad Yadav, but these days he is thrusting a thick tome to journalists. The book is A Bunch of Thoughts by M.S. Golwalkar, one of the founding fathers of the RSS, which has controversial chapters on Indian minorities, especially Muslims and Christians. In reference to them, Golwalkar proclaims: “Hostile elements within the country pose a far greater men­­ace to national security than aggressors from outside.” There are many gems of wisdom reserved for  Communists too. Favoured recipients are journalists from Delhi, whom Laloo exhorts to go through it before reporting on the RSS or the BJP.


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