Arrival of lalu Prasad yadav in the political landscape of Bihar became a turning point for the state. He rode on popular support from the backward castes and stormed into power in an impeccable manner. In the 70s, Indian politics was undergoing massive transformation because of the rising prices and other issues. Indira Gandhi imposed an emergency in the state and people vociferously protested the draconian laws. Lalu, who was a prominent student leader of the time, participated in various meetings which were held against the government. It is a well known fact that laloo gave awesome speeches which captivated the imagination of the audiences in an impeccable manner. Due to his amazing and untiring work, lalu was able to get elected to the look sabha in the year 1977. His young age was a testimony to the fact that youth power was rising in Bihar and it was aided by the stupendous leadership of the stalwarts like JP narayan and the amazing Kapoori thakur. Lalus clout was evident in the fact that he was elected consecutively two times to the Lok sabha seat and became one of the most powerful leaders of Bihar.
The speeches of laloo were evident when he was assigned the important task of heading the national front in the state of Bihar. Due to amazing campaign, the Janta dal was able to garner maximum seats in the state and laloo was the obvious choice. His way of speaking resembled the traditional culture of the state and went a long way to make him a dominant force. Media was instantly attracted to laloo and he assumed cult status due to the legendary style. There are different types of TV programs and comedy shows in which his style of speech became prominent. He also became a very important minister in the central government and managed the Railways department in an effective and amazing manner. During the tenure of laloo, railway was able to book handsome profits which ran into tune of 20000 crores. It was an amazing achievement and laloo was praised for his commendable work in an impeccable style. In spite of good work which was appreciated by people, RJD lost in Bihar and could only gain 54 seats in the election which was held in the year 2005. Worse was yet to come in 2010, when his party could only obtain 22 seats. It was a bad performance and eroded the support of the party among general public.