RJD chief Lalu Yadav is not going to marketing campaign for elections in Bihar for the primary time in over 4 many years. The previous Chief Minister, jailed for corruption since 2018, had handed cost to his son Tejashwi Yadav however has been overseeing celebration affairs from a jail hospital.
Lalu Yadav, 72, is serving a four-year sentence in Jharkhand in a case linked to the misuse of funds meant for cattle fodder on his watch as Chief Minister within the Nineteen Nineties. He has spent most of his time period at a authorities hospital in Ranchi.
He was granted bail at present by the Jharkhand Excessive Court docket in one among many fodder rip-off instances however he’ll keep in jail. The final such case comes up for listening to in November 9 – a day earlier than the Bihar election outcome. Even when he’s launched on bail, it will likely be too late.
Lalu Yadav has been in jail since January 2018 however the courtroom stated in a single case he had already served 50 per cent of the sentence.
For the primary time since 1977, when he was elected MP for the primary time, Lalu Yadav, a stalwart of Bihar politics, can be lacking from the marketing campaign.
His face is lacking from posters of the RJD — the celebration he based in 1997 – which characteristic Tejashwi Yadav together with the slogan “Naya Soch, Nayi Bihar”.
Sources say with the variety of well being issues that Lalu Yadav has been struggling, it isn’t recognized whether or not he can actively marketing campaign in future elections. His son Tejashwi has been valiantly main the celebration’s marketing campaign however his critics say he has a lot to study. Tejashwi’s first large ballot outing with out his father, the 2019 nationwide election, proved to be disastrous with the Nitish Kumar and the BJP decimating the opposition.