Addressing a press conference here, he asked whether this was an MGNREGA-like initiative for the educated youth or if there was a ”hidden agenda” of the RSS in it.
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Yadav, who gave the day’s proceedings a slip, made the remark at a public meeting in Muzaffarpur, which he visited as part of a whirlwind campaign for the biennial election to 24 seats in the state legislative council.
Reacting to the state government’s data, Yadav said the maximum number of youngsters and families from Bihar relocate for employment opportunities because as per the website, only 45 lakh people have been given jobs.
Tearing into the NDA which has ruled Bihar for the most part since 2005, the former Deputy CM questioned why the state still had more than 50 per cent of its population living below the poverty line.
The political parties in Bihar have started working on the equations with the alliance partners for the 24 seats of the MLC.
Tejashwi said that Nitish Kumar became the chief minister of Bihar through the back door. He stole the mandate using government machinery.
Tejashwi is doing road shows and door-to-door campaigns in Kusheshwar Asthan in Darbhanga and Tarapur in Munger district in favour of party’s candidates Ganesh Bharti and Arun Kumar Shah respectively.
Ram Vilas Paswan’s death anniversary falls on October 8, but Chirag Paswan has decided to observe it on September 12.
Kumar was joined by RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and representatives of many other other parties, including the BJP, and both leaders made a strong push for counting the population on the basis of caste.
Such allegations were earlier levelled by the ruling party, but now the sibling rivalry between the two warring brothers has given a new agenda to the leaders of Bihar’s NDA.
The residence is the home-cum-office of Tejashwi Yadav as well, and sources inside said that Tej Pratap Yadav, who came with the demand for taking action against RJD state chief Jagadanand Singh.
Tejashwi Yadav, the leader of opposition in Bihar Assembly, said on Thursday that the party national president Lalu Prasad will sort out all the issues.
Tej Pratap Yadav started it as he removed his younger brother Tejashwi Yadav’s photo from a poster related to youth wing event at the Patna head office.
“It is an achievement for Tejashwi,” Lalu Prasad said while interacting with the media in New Delhi on Thursday as he was administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in the Parliament House.
The two comprised a reporter from Buxar who cited alleged fraud in the inauguration of an ambulance by Union Minister Ashwani Kumar Choubey and a reporter from Gaya, who sought to focus on alleged wrongdoings in a local hospital.
Citing rural health statistics of the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, he said that 10,337 health sub-centres were operational in 2005, but in 2020, these had come down to 9,112 and a majority of them are non-operational.
On Wednesday, pertaining to Yadav’s Covid care centre, health minister Pandey had said that if anyone put beds in their residence, it cannot be considered as a hospital.
Yadav has set up the centre at 1 polo road in Patna from his private funds. He said that it has all the necessary medical equipment, beds, oxygen and provision for free food.
The offensive gesture of Pramod Kumar came a day after Tejashwi made a remark against him after he was unable to give proper answer to a suplimentary question.
In a letter to CM Nitish Kumar, Yadav wrote that there had been a huge spike in cases of murder, loot, kidnapping, extortion, rape and theft in the last few days in Bihar.
It may be mentioned that no RJD leader, including former deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav, attended the swearing-in ceremony and boycotted it along with the Left parties.
Tiwari said the RJD under Tejashwi managed to win 75 seats, one more than the mighty BJP, where most of the top leaders campaigned against him and called him ‘jungleraj ka yuvraj’.
Tejashwi Yadav’s father Lalu Prasad and his mother Rabri Devi have served as Chief Ministers of Bihar from 1990 to 2005.
The ABP-CVoter Exit Poll has predicted 104-128 seats for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), 108-131 seats for the Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance), 1-3 seat for the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), and 4-8 seats to other parties.
Bihar Elections 2020 Live Updates: Muzaffarpur villagers boycott polling over lack of development; 32.82% turnout till 1 pm
Notable among the candidates in the second phase is the RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav, the Opposition Grand Alliance’s chief ministerial candidate, who has been aggressively trying to cash in on the anti-incumbency factor against the Nitish Kumar government.