Lalu Yadav still prevails, RJD national president elected unopposed for 11th time

Dec 03 2019 05:47 PM
Lalu Yadav still prevails, RJD national president elected unopposed for 11th time

Patna: Former Bihar CM and imprisoned in the fodder scam case, Lalu Prasad Yadav has been re-elected unopposed as the president of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). He has been elected the party's national president for the 11th time. On Monday, MLA Bhola Yadav filed a nomination letter in his name. With this, all those speculations have come to a standstill in which it was claimed that Tejashwi Yadav could be handed over the reins of the party.

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However, after Lalu is in jail, Tejashwi Yadav has fully taken over the responsibility of RJD. All policies are determined at their level. It is different that he never forgets to take Lalu's approval. Lalu has been away from active politics for a long time. That is why it was discussed that now the command of the party will be handed over to Tejashwi Prasad Yadav. But as soon as the nomination papers were filed in the name of Lalu Prasad on Monday, it was final that once again the party's Bagdour would go into the hands of its founder.

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Lalu Yadav was convicted in the fodder scam of Bihar, last year. After which he was sentenced to 7 years imprisonment. Along with this, the court also imposed a fine of Rs 60 lakh on Lalu Yadav. Lalu Yadav was accused of having illegally extracted Rs 3.5 crore from the Dumka treasury of the Animal Husbandry Department as chief minister of the un-divided Bihar between 1991 and 1996.

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