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No wrong was done in tendering, this is BJP conspiracy, says Lalu on CBI raids on his residence

After The CBI Raids On Residence, RJD Supremo On Friday Said That It Is A Political Conspiracy And He Has Been Targeted After Speaking Against BJP.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 07 Jul 2017, 01:29:55 PM
No wrong was done in tendering, this is BJP conspiracy, says Lalu (Image: PTI)

New Delhi:

After the CBI raids on residence, RJD supremo on Friday said that it is a political conspiracy and he has been targeted after speaking against BJP.

"No wrong was done in the tendering, this is a BJP conspiracy. Me and my party will not be cowed down. We are ready to be decimated in order to bring Modi government out of power," said Lalu Yadav.

Lalu said that BJP is regularly targeting me him and his family under political vendetta. He added that BJP wants that we bow down in front of them.  

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday registered a case against RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, his son and others on allegations of awarding tender for hotels in Ranchi and Puri. When this tender was given in 2006, Lalu was Railway Minister.

Searches related to the case were being conducted at 12 locations including Delhi, Patna, Ranchi, Puri and Gurgaon.

The case has been registered against the then railway minister, his wife Rabri Devi, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and his son Tejashwi, the then IRCTC MD, P K Goyal, the wife of Yadav’s confidante Prem Chand Gupta, Sarla, and others, CBI sources said. Gupta is a former Union corporate affairs minister.

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First Published : 07 Jul 2017, 01:22:00 PM