Lalu’s ‘surprise’ hospital check draws BJP flak

Caught unawares, IGIMS director Dr NR Biswas rushed to the hospital and updated Lalu on facilities. Sources said the RJD chief later called up Tej Pratap to give his feedback.

Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Published: January 5, 2016 3:49 am
lalu Prasad, RJD chief Lalu Prasad, Lalu grand alliance, Grand Alliance spokespersons, Lalu Grand Alliance spokespersons, Nitish kumar, JDU, patna latest news RJD chief Lalu Prasad with his son and Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap in Patna on New Year’s day. (Source: PTI file photo)

RJD chief Lalu Prasad, who recently stirred a row after asking Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to be more vigilant on law and order, carried out a “surprise inspection” at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS). Soon after, the BJP accused Lalu of behaving like a “super CM”. Lalu’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav is Bihar health minister.

Caught unawares, IGIMS director Dr NR Biswas rushed to the hospital and updated Lalu on facilities. Sources said the RJD chief later called up Tej Pratap to give his feedback.

BJP legislature party leader and former deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi said, “We want to know the legal status of Lalu going on inspection. He has been behaving like a ‘super CM’ and it is time CM Nitish Kumar acknowledged Lalu as his guru.”

The RJD, however, defended Lalu’s hospital visit saying he did not pass any instructions. RJD spokesperson Manoj Jha said: “BJP has been making unnecessary noise. Lalu has not taken any administrative decision.”

Sources said the visit has not gone down well with the JD(U). A senior JD (U) leader said the RJD chief should “refrain from doing such things as his every action is under the scanner”.

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    Bantop
    Jan 5, 2016 at 5:48 am
    LaluRaj will be the dominant factor in Bihar now. Nitish Kumar will be under his shadow...Poor Nitish has no option except to embrace this.
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      Hari
      Jan 18, 2016 at 7:36 am
      In what capacity Laloo has visited to state govt hospital and is issuing instruction. Nitish Kumar must dismiss his sons from ministry since Laloo is abusing position of their sons who are illiterate and incapable of doing anything. The corrupt and shameless politicians have no decency and decorum left who are talking absurd thing which is beyond thinking of common man. These anti-national politicians are damaging prestige of country in world. What damage made by Laloo and Nitish in 25 years Jungle raj is well known in public domain ? Even then certain castes are closing their eyes and are victim of dirty politics pla by people like LALOO and NITISH. The judicial system of this country has totally collapsed when convicted criminals like Laloo are granted bail. After that they are managing acquittal by hook and crook. This is true story of most of convicted criminal politicians. This is the reason that anti-national elements are raising their head and are creating uncertainty in this country. BJP govt is toothless who has no guts to get bail of Laloo cancelled. Why BJP govt is not inquiring who was responsible for laxity in bail granted to him. This all is creating very bad precedent in this country when people will forced to adopt unlawful act. In that situation, Gujarat like untoward incidents will be repeated all over country. This country is run by thieves and robbers who cannot give any justice to poor of country. Only false propaa and blame game is made by corrupt leaders of different parties to confuse public due to illiteracy and poverty.
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