No question of Tejashwi resigning, says Lalu

Tejashwi interacted with the media after a cabinet meeting while Nitish folded his hands and got into his vehicle without taking any questions.

Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Published:July 13, 2017 2:01 am
Lalu Yadav, Lalu yadav land case, BJP, Tej Pratap yadav, Bihar land deal, narendra Modi, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav. (File)

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad has ruled out that his son and Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav’s would resign over a corruption case filed against him.

“Tejashwi has been chosen by the people of Bihar and there is no question of him resigning because of a false and foisted case,’’ Lalu said in Ranchi on Tuesday. Tejashwi dismissed the allegations against him as “a bundle of lies’’ and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah of conspiring against him. “They are now afraid of a 28-year-old youth. Earlier, they used to fear my father… now they are afraid of me.’’

Tejashwi said the alleged scam that he had been booked for dates back to the time when he was barely 13-14 years old. “Was I in power then? Did I have any power then? Can a 14-year-old boy engage in a scam?” He added that his tenure as a minister had been above board. “You judge my performance of one-and-a-half-years. No one can raise finger on it.’’

He said he too believes in a zero- tolerance policy on corruption of Nitish Kumar-led government. “I have been working with honesty…. Just because I come from a backward caste makes PM Modi want to punish me…’’ he said. “We will go to the people to clear confusion and bust their arrogance as a befitting reply.’’

Tejashwi interacted with the media after a cabinet meeting while Nitish folded his hands and got into his vehicle without taking any questions.

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    Aadarsh
    Jul 13, 2017 at 4:37 pm
    Of course. Look whos asking for resignation? A fat a s s murderer, criminal conspirator, kidnapper, extortionist who also ordered for rape of Sohrabuddin's wife Kausar Bi. Noone says corruption is not a crime, it should be stopped but killing petty criminals and raping their wives to protect Narendra Modi in a so-called "ISI conspiracy case" designed to win promotions and power is more henious than any chara ghotala. Not only encounters this a s s h o l e has been inciting riots in every state that went for elections- Bihar, UP, West Bengal, TN, spared Uutarakhand and Punjab for obvious reasons. Next won't be Gujarat after all its a home state na.
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