Tejashwi will not resign, says Lalu Prasad Yadav

The recent raids by the CBI on Lalu Prasad Yadav’s residence and the cases filed against him and his son Tejaswi in an alleged land-for-hotels scandal has ignited a political difference in the state's grand alliance.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 15, 2017 12:48 am
Tejashwi Yadav,Tejashwi Yadav resignation, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav CBI corruption charge, Lalu on CBI charges against Tejashwi Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav resignation RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav has confirmed that his son Tejashwi Yadav will remain as the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar. (Source: ANI)

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday said that his son Tejashwi Yadav, who has been facing corruption charges, will remain as the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar. The leader while speaking to ANI was quoted saying: “The Vidhan Mandal of our party has taken a decision that Tejashwi Yadav will not resign.” Defending his son over the recent demand for his expulsion from the post, Yadav said,”An FIR is not sufficient reason for the resignation.”

Commenting on the charges filed against him and his family by the Central Bureau of investigation (CBI), the leader said, “Whatever accusations have been made against me and my family, we have already issued a clarification in the press conference. We will give our responses to the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate whenever they call us.” The recent raids by the CBI on Lalu Prasad Yadav’s residence and the cases filed against him and his son Tejaswi in an alleged land-for-hotels scandal has ignited a political difference in the state’s grand alliance.

The CBI had last week lodged a corruption case against Lalu, his wife Rabri Devi, son Tejaswi; former Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Managing Director P.K. Goyal; and the wife of Lalu’s confidante Prem Chand Gupta, Sujata on allegations of awarding the tender for development, maintenance and operation of hotels in Ranchi and Puri in 2006.

The government agency also conducted searches at 12 locations across Patna, Delhi, Gurugram and other places. However, Lalu Prasad Yadav has denied the allegations made against him and termed it as a political conspiracy hatched by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

(with inputs from ANI)

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    Shafted mohammed
    Jul 16, 2017 at 7:15 am
    Then write on his hand mera Baap chor hai.
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      dv1936
      Jul 15, 2017 at 5:22 am
      Another Chara Kand, Laloo knows how to maneuver rules. God save India from such ...
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        ak dev
        Jul 15, 2017 at 5:17 am
        it's a friendly match between lalu and nitish for public consumption.
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          ARC
          Jul 15, 2017 at 4:55 am
          BEWARE: This is part of love jihad where Muslim men who are only allowed legally multiple wives are kidnapping and marrying minor four Hindu girls. Their local mosque through their mullah is paying them for every kidnapping and the money comes from Saudi Arabia and Ppaakistan......3 Muslim jihadi arrested after 13-year-old is forcibly married by one jihadi as part of love jihad. Last month, the Delhi High Court had ordered police to track down the girl after her father had approached it. Three muslim jihadi have been arrested for kidnapping and marrying off a 13-year-old minor girl, who is now three-weeks pregnant. The Muslim man who kidnapped and married her surrendered at Saket court, along with the girl. She was kidnapped from southeast Delhi’s New Friends Colony by Idrish alias Iddu Khan of Hathras made up nikahnama showing married the minor girl as part of love jihad. The mullah was also arraested for faciliting the kidnapping.
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            ARC
            Jul 15, 2017 at 4:54 am
            BEWARE: This is part of love jihad where Muslim men who are only allowed legally multiple wives are kidnapping and marrying minor four Hindu girls. Their local mosque through their mullah is paying them for every kidnapping and the money comes from Saudi Arabia and Ppaakistan......3 Muslim jihadi arrested after 13-year-old is forcibly married by one jihadi as part of love jihad. Last month, the Delhi High Court had ordered police to track down the girl after her father had approached it. Three muslim jihadi have been arrested for kidnapping and marrying off a 13-year-old minor girl, who is now three-weeks pregnant. The Muslim man who kidnapped and married her surrendered at Saket court, along with the girl. She was kidnapped from southeast Delhi’s New Friends Colony by Idrish alias Iddu Khan of Hathras made up nikahnama showing married the minor girl as part of love jihad. The mullah was also arraested for faciliting the kidnapping.
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