Rudy, a BJP national spokesperson, even challenged Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel’s statement over the submission of a proposal by Bihar government, saying he would table the copy of the proposal in Lok Sabha.
Responding to supplementaries during Question Hour, Prasad said during natural calamities such as floods and cyclones, only state-run telecom companies BSNL and MTNL extend free services to subscribers.
Child specialist Arun Shah who was previously at the helm of the Bihar chapter of Indian Association of Pediatrics had said that consumption of unripe litchi containing a high concentration of toxin could be behind the AES outbreak in Muzaffarpur.
Sinha, a former Union minister and a disgruntled BJP MP from Patna, attended the rally in Kolkata organised by TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee where he reportedly spoke against Modi and the BJP-led government at the Centre.
BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy Saturday attacked Mamata Banerjee for her ‘United Opposition Rally’ saying: "this 'Mahagathbandhan' is political opportunism and that the party is not threatened by the opposition meeting.
This was the first organisational appointment after the party’s defeat in three state polls. Rudy was earlier Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in the present NDA government.
Rudy, a Lok Sabha MP from Bihar who had defeated RJD president Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi in 2014 general elections, was given independent charge of skill development ministry by Prime Minister Narendra Modi but was later dropped in a cabinet reshuffle.