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Sonia Gandhi speaks to Lalu, Nitish to save Bihar’s Mahagatbandhan

Patna, July 14 : Congress President Sonia Gandhi today talked to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, appealed both of them not to break the ruling Grand Alliance.

Bihar is witnessing political crises as RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family under CBI , ED scanner over corruption charges including Tejashvi Yadav, who is Deputy Chief Minister.

Following this JDU is demanding resignation of Tejashvi Yadav, in response to this Lalu’s son has denied to resign from his post.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi had spoken with Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad and appealed to both not to do anything to break the ruling Grand Alliance of JD-U, RJD and Congress, known as Mahagatbandhan, Sources in JD-U told news agency IANS.

However, it was still uncertain  whether she had asked Lalu Prasad to ask his younger son to step down from the post to save the alliance from breaking.

In a related development, state Congress leader and Education Minister Ashok Chowdhry also visited to Nitish Kumar’s official residence, duo held talks for half and hour but what transpired between them was unknown yet.

Recently in a tweet, Tejaswhi Yadav made it clear that he is not resigning. He even claimed several news channels are “spreading lies” over his resignation.

“In the name of sources, a section of media is spreading lies that I am resigning. I am laughing at such lies as news,” Tejashwi Yadav said.

He reiterated that he will not resign.

Earlier last week, JD-U spokespersons Ajay Alok and Neeraj Kumar on Friday made it clear that the party will not tolerate corruption.

 

However, all we can do is just wait and watch what stance the ruling party takes to save their Mahagatbandhan in Bihar.

Wefornews Bureau

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