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Lalu offered to pull down Nitish govt: Sushil Kumar Modi

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Published : Apr 18, 2019, 1:58 am IST
Updated : Apr 18, 2019, 6:15 am IST

According to Mr. Modi, the development took place after the grand alliance comprising of RJD-JD(U) and Congress formed the government in Bihar.

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi (Photo: PTI)
 Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi (Photo: PTI)

Patna: Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi has levelled serious allegations on RJD Chief Lalu Yadav, claiming that he had offered to topple Nitish Kumar government in Bihar if CBI cases against him were relaxed.

Speaking about the issue Sushil Kumar Modi said when the Jharkhand High Court gave a judgment in favour of Lalu Yadav and said that there is no need to investigate any other fodder scam case, the CBI went to Supreme Court and challenged the order.

 

“Lalu Yadav wanted finance minister Arun Jaitley to stop CBI from challenging the Jharkh-and high court verdict in the Supreme Court. He sent his aide Prem Gupta with an offer to topple Nitish Kumar government within 24 hours if he helped him but his request was turned down by Mr. Jait-ley”, Mr Modi said.

While calling Lalu Yadav “an opportunist”, Mr Modi said that he has also been trying to run his party from jail. “He is capable of doing anything to get his work done. He doesn’t even refrain from taking BJP’s help if required”, Mr Modi said.  

According to Mr. Modi, the development took place after the grand alliance comprising of RJD-JD(U) and Congress formed the government in Bihar. The RJD with 80 seats in Bihar assembly was the largest party in the grand alliance followed by the JD(U) with 71 seats and Congress 27 seats.

 

However, the grand alliance government collapsed in July 2017.

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Tags: sushil kumar modi, nitish kumar government, lalu yadav
Location: India, Bihar, Patna