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The Bihar Assembly witnessed unprecedented turmoil on Tuesday and the police were called in to physically evict legislators who had laid siege to the Speakers chamber.
Water cannons were used to disperse the protesters.
Heaping scorn on veteran leaders and Lalu loyalists have even angered the RJD chief
The Bihar CM And JD(U) chief might join the RJD-led Grand Alliance and challenge the NDA in the 2024 general elections, Paswan warned
Campaigning for the second phase of voting in Bihar will end on Sunday evening
'Why should he (Tejashwi) resign (as leader of the opposition)? If one does not like his leadership, one can leave the RJD or Mahagathbandhan,' Tej Pratap Yadav said.
"I have registered an FIR. In past also I have received threats. I am being attacked continuously. All this is planned and there is a conspiracy to murder me," he said.
Addressing a rally in favour of his candidate Chandra Prakash in Jahanabad, he made a veiled attack at Tejashwi who is handling the party after Lalu went to jail in a corruption case.
Rabri Devi told media that there is no truth in the reports of differences between her two sons Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejashwi Yadav.
The sudden development comes as a major embarrassment to the party which has been beset by speculations of fierce rivalry between Tej Pratap and his younger brother Tejashwi Yadav.
The elder brother had remained estranged from his family members for a long time since they refused to back him in his decision to seek divorce from his wife, just six months after their marriage.
Prasad's wife and former chief minister Rabri Devi, who is RJD vice-president, also made an apparent bid at damage control as she summoned at her residence Bhai Virendra, an MLA, who said he is ready to contest from Pataliputra.
RJD sources had claimed that Tej Pratap Yadav was likely to return home after a holy dip in Sangam at Allahabad on the occasion of Kartik Purnima.
Tej Pratap filed for divorce from his wife Aishwarya Rai, daughter of senior RJD leader Chandrika Rai at the Patna High Court on Friday.
Tej Pratap Yadav's had married with Aishwarya Rai daughter of RJD MLA Chandrika Rai on May 12 in Patna.
Questioning the state government in the wake of the incident, the RJD leader said, "When MLAs and ministers are not safe here, how can commoners be safe?"
Tej Pratap said the prayers were being offered for the welfare of Bihar and its natives, and also for his father, Lalu Prasad.
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