Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s private assault on his arch rival Lalu Prasad in the course of the not too long ago held meeting elections evoked a visceral response from the latters son and Tejashwi Yadav, the Chief of the Opposition, on the ground of the state meeting on Friday.
Yadav expressed righteous anger over a speech made by the JD(U) chief during which he had made a reference to the RJD supremos giant household, with out mentioning them by title, and linked it to alleged choice of Prasad, on having a male offspring.
“I hope the chief minister is conscious that the youngest baby of my mother and father was a lady, born after two sons”, stated Yadav, whose elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav can be a member of the state meeting and youthful sister Rajlaxmi Yadav is married within the household of Samajwadi Get together president Mulayam Singh Yadav.
“Now allow us to come to the truth that the chief minister has just one son. May we apply his personal yardsticks and say that he didn’t have one other out of concern that it could possibly be a lady”, remarked Yadav.
The younger RJD chief, who was participating within the debate on the governors tackle to the newly constituted meeting, expressed dismay that whereas he targeted on “peoples points” in the course of the elections, the ruling NDA selected to do in any other case.
“I used to be talking about jobs. And I bow earlier than the folks of Bihar who voted for us and helped us emerge as the only largest occasion. However for manipulations by pliant officers posted in locations the place outcomes of tightly contested elections have been overturned, we would have gotten the possibility to fulfil our guarantees”, Yadav alleged.
“However my opponents had different priorities. An individual at least the prime minister indulged in title calling”, stated Yadav, in an indirect reference to the rallies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who coined the expression “jungle raj ke yuvraaj” to berate the RJD chief.
“I don’t prefer to make snide remarks towards my elders. This goes towards the values I’ve been introduced up with. I’ve all the time addressed the honourable chief minister, even in speeches uttered within the public, as chacha (uncle)”, stated Yadav.
“However my level is, does it behove a chief minister to make such utterances”, he requested with a rhetorical flourish to which Nitish Kumar responded with a charitable chortle.
He additionally vowed to maintain the NDA on its toes, alleging that it was excessive on rhetoric however lacked “seriousness”.
Turning in direction of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, he stated, “you requested members of this Home to put on masks which reveals your seriousness concerning the pandemic. I all the time carry a masks and make it a degree to put on it too. However the seriousness or the shortage of it on a part of this authorities is self-evident”.
“The final time the Home had met, it was a day-long session. It was unanimously resolved committee on prevention of the unfold of the contagion might be arrange. The then Speaker Vijay Kumar Chaudhary is seated proper right here, now in his capability as a member of the cupboard. The chief minister, who was speculated to stroll the discuss, can be right here. Yow will discover out from them how severe they’re”, Yadav added.