“I have been talking about reservation in the judiciary and media for a long time. Recently, the President of India also talked about negligible representation of women and Scheduled Castes in higher judiciary," said Kushwaha.
Bihar Opposition leader and Lalu Prasad’s son Tejashwi Yadav, who is one of the persons named in a CBI FIR filed in July, and on the basis of which the ED registered a case, hit back, saying the central agencies were “under pressure to act”
The eight-katha land is part of a 17-katha plot with a three-room house that was given over a hundred years ago to ancestors of Ram Chatur Mallick, winner of the Sangeet Natak Akademi and Tansen Samman, who died in 1990.
The report was released on Sunday by CM Nitish Kumar. The report is based on interactions with 2,368 people from the districts of Nawada, Purnia, Samastipur, West Champaran and Kaimur between April and November 2016.
"Hardik had shown camaraderie with our leader and met Nitishji in Patna, but he is now an ally of the Congress, which alone is responsible for denying rights of Patels. We will play up our strength rather than maligning others," K C Tyagi said.
Teachers’ associations, however, have said that while they support the ODF campaign, they find it “difficult” to comply with the instructions because it “insults teachers,” undermines “dignity” and could “endanger safety.”
Lalu Prasad Yadav said on the opening day of the RJD national executive on Sunday that Hardik is in touch with Misa Bharati, a Rajya Sabha member and his eldest daughter, and Tejashwi Yadav, the Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly and his younger son.
Ashok Kumar Choudhary, recently removed from post of Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee president under a cloud of allegations of his proximity with the JD(U), said the Congress should stake claim for Araria.
On his first visit to the state after taking over as President, Kovind recalled his stint as Bihar Governor and said that one becomes a Bihari not just by birth but also by karma. “I carry a Bihar inside me,” he said.
Nitish said: “One knows that I have never used bad language against my political opponents during my long political career. I also urge party spokespersons to not react to remarks made against me.... It shows nothing but one’s frustration with losing power.”
Besides Tejashwi, Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, RJD national vice-president Shivanand Tewary and party MLA Shakti Singh Yadav addressed the media on Friday and showed the photo of the JD(U) MLC’s son with a girl.