RJD raises murder charge against Nitish Kumar, asks him to step down

Rashtriya Janata Dal escalated their attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after RJD leader Jagdanand Singh said that Nitish Kumar is accused in a murder case under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code and Arms Act.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 1, 2017 10:17 am
Jagdanand Singh, JDU, RJD, Nitish Kumar RJD leader Jagdanand Singh at a press conference today. (Source: ANI)

Sharpening its attack against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the Rashtriya Janata Dal  claimed that he is an accused in a murder and arms case under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code and Arms Act and asked him to step down with immediate effect.

This, however, wasn’t the first time the RJD levelled such allegations. On July 26,  soon after Nitish pulled out of the Grand Alliance, RJD chief Lalu Prasad said: “Nitish Kumar knew that he is accused of section 302, one of India’s CM is main accused in murder & arms case.”

Earlier today,  Janata Dal (United) leader and MP, Sharad Yadav said that he didn’t approve of the alliance with the BJP. Yadav said the development was “unfortunate” and that the public’s mandate was violated.

Speaking to reporters outside Parliament,  Yadav said: “The situation (dissolution of coalition) is very unpleasant to us… It is unfortunate that the coalition has broken.”

The Grand Alliance split recently when Nitish resigned from his position as Chief Minister of Bihar. The move came after a prolonged tussle with then Deputy Chief Minister and Lalu’s son Tejashwi to come clean on corruption allegations. He was sworn in as the CM again, this time in alliance with the BJP, within 24 hours after he had resigned.

 

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    Allen
    Aug 1, 2017 at 1:03 pm
    So desperate was Lalu's urge for with Rabri that he ended up producing nine children. That erstwile Chaprasi now wants the people of the country to pay for their luxurious lifestyles, farm houses, bunglaws etc. In other words we pay for those brats he produced.
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      Dilip Jadhav
      Aug 1, 2017 at 12:02 pm
      Nitishkmar is not trustworthy. He betrayed BJP in the past, He should have sought fresh mandate instead of joining hands with the BJP
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        Allen
        Aug 1, 2017 at 1:33 pm
        Lalu is trustworthy?
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        Kandy
        Aug 1, 2017 at 8:52 am
        Dear Lalu , as long you are able to Loot , murder accused is a goodpartner, the moment your loot is Questioned , he is an accused, Lalu people are smart , those days are gone .
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          RAVI K
          Jul 31, 2017 at 8:10 pm
          WOW THIS STUPID BLABBER BY INDIAS BUFOON NETA IS BREAKING NEWS FOR " I TV.PAKISTAN TODAY AND UNINDIAN EXPRESS".
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            Dev Verma
            Jul 31, 2017 at 6:42 pm
            RJD don't stoop so low that people who support till today may turn a blind eye for future. Till yesterday he was OK and today he kicked choron ki have become murderer. Are you guys are out of your mind...Look at lalu he may have murdered more than 40 people who happens to be a witness in chara ghotala...nitish must open all cases during lalu and rabri were cm's and kick their A.
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              Michael Paul
              Aug 1, 2017 at 1:41 pm
              not supporting lallu but my instinct asks ....is nitish clean
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              sdas
              Jul 31, 2017 at 5:54 pm
              The silly, stupid and sullied comments of Lalu has begun.
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                Subspan Raman
                Jul 31, 2017 at 5:33 pm
                Which would you prefer? Toilet paper stuck together to resemble writing paper or proper foolscap paper
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