Bihar Chief Minister NItish Kumar has discovered a key challenge for the approaching state elections — arch-rival Lalu Ydav’s estranged daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai. Launching the election marketing campaign of his Janata Dal United with a digital rally at the moment, Nitish Kumar expressed sympathy for Aishwarya Rai, the estranged spouse of Lalu Yadav’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav.
“See what kind of treatment they gave to Aishwaya Rai, who is the grand-daughter of former Chief Minister Daroga Prasad Rai and daughter of Chandrika Rai, who joined the Janata Dal United last month,” the Chief Minister mentioned.
In a touch that he would possibly area her within the coming elections which can be due later this yr, he mentioned, “We will take it to the public, how they were insulted by the patriarchs of the RJD”.
Tej Pratap Yadav and his spouse separated final yr, barely six months after their marriage.
Initially, Aishwarya Rai had stayed again at his home to salvage the wedding. But later, she had complained to the Patna police, accusing her husband and in-laws of home violence, after which a First Information Report was filed. Her mother-in-law Rabri Devi, she claimed, had thrashed her and evicted her from the home when their divorce case was pending in courtroom.
Aishwarya Rai’s father Chandrika Rai give up Lalu Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal, saying he needed to struggle politically.
Chandrika Rai is the son of Daroga Prasad Rai, a Congress veteran who grew to become the chief minister of Bihar within the Nineteen Seventies. Lalu Yadav’s household had mentioned that he was not an amazing catch for the JDU.
Mr Kumar — a five-time Chief Minister of Bihar — is making one other bid to retain energy, however amid big opposition criticism of his dealing with of plenty of points. The listing consists of the coronavirus outbreak, the migrant disaster, hassle within the farm sector and an alleged lack of initiative to research the loss of life of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
For months, he has been at odds with NDA ally Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janashakti Party. The LJP, which was to debate the potential of contesting in opposition to Mr Kumar on this election whereas being a celebration of the NDAa, has left the choice to Mr Paswan.
In a primary, Mr Kumar additionally raised the Sushant Rajput challenge at the moment. The loss of life of the actor — thought-about suicide by the Mumbai police — grew to become a topic of an enormous political tussle between Bihar and Maharashtra until the Supreme Court upheld the case filed in Bihar and transferred the investigations to the Central Bureau of Investigation.
The Chief Minister mentioned he began the investigation and handed the case over the CBI since “the Mumbai Police was not doing anything”. He additionally expressed confidence that the inquiry will do justice to the reminiscence of the actor who was from Bihar.