Tej Pratap Yadav alleges Lalu being held captive in Delhi, Tejashwi dismisses declare



RJD president Lalu Prasad’s maverick elder son Tej Pratap Yadav has brought about a flutter with the declare that his father was being held “captive” and prevented from returning to Bihar regardless of having been launched from jail. Yadav, who is thought for capturing from the hip, made the touch upon Saturday when he mentioned the captors of his father, who’s convalescing in Delhi since launch from Ranchi jail just a few months in the past, had been “4 or 5 individuals” he didn’t want to title.

Yadav, who’s in his late 70s and suffers from a number of illnesses, had been awarded sentences by a particular CBI court docket in fodder rip-off instances. Since his launch from jail on bail, he has been placing up at his Delhi residence, staying away from the each day humdrum of politics.

Nonetheless, he has addressed RJD employees over video conferences on a few events.

The BJP predictably latched on to Tej Pratap Yadav’s utterances, insisting that the elder sibling was hinting at Tejashwi, his youthful brother and the inheritor obvious to Prasad.

Social gathering spokesmen Nikhil Anand and Arvind Kumar Singh got here out with statements asserting that political variations however they’d “immense respect” for Prasad and demanding that Tejashwi come clear on the difficulty.

Tejashwi, who by the way returned from the nationwide capital on Sunday morning, was mobbed by journalists in search of his tackle yet one more embarrassment thrown at him by his elder sibling.

The assured 32-year-old dismissed the rivalry with disdain asserting that “to say Lalu is bandhak (in captivity) merely doesn’t go together with his character. He’s a person who has served because the chief minister of Bihar and the nation’s railway minister. He was the one who had obtained L Okay Advani arrested”.

Tejashwi’s remark was a reference to Yadav’s tenure as CM when he had famously obtained the BJP stalwart arrested at Samastipur, inflicting the Ayodhya Rath Yatra to cease.

Notably, each brothers had made their debut collectively within the 2015 meeting polls. Nonetheless, Tejashwi, recognized to be the favorite of his father, was put in because the deputy CM within the Nitish Kumar authorities whereas the elder brother needed to be content material with a cupboard berth.

After Kumar parted methods with the RJD, Tejashwi turned the chief of the opposition whereas the elder sibling alternated between throwing tantrums and swearing full assist to the youthful brother whom he steadily likens to Mahabharata character Arjuna whereas calling himself Krishna, the warrior prince’s charioteer-cum-counsel.

The newest showdown got here barely a month in the past when, angered over the removing of a trusted aide from the publish of the RJD college students’ wing chief, Tej Pratap Yadav reacted by floating a parallel outfit.

He additionally lashed out at state RJD chief Jagadanand Singh, seen as Tejashwi’s man, referring to him as ‘Hitler’.

The mercurial chief’s outrage acquired thumbs down from the get together supremo himself who lauded Singh for being a “disciplinarian” when he addressed RJD employees just a few days later.




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