As former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav might be finishing half of his jail sentence within the Dumka treasury case on November 9, the Rashtriya Janata Dal pinned its hope that the social gathering patriarch might be popping out of the jail on November 10 — the similar day the counting of votes for Bihar Assembly election 2020 will happen. Dashing the hopes, the Jharkhand excessive court docket has deferred the listening to to November 27.
This is the primary election within the last 40 years in Bihar that Lalu Prasad Yadav was lacking from the election campaign, although assaults on him have been abound through the campaigning as The JD(U)-NDA alliance blamed Lalu Prasad’s tenure for Bihar’s ‘Jungle Raj’.
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Since he was elected an MP for the primary time in 1977, he has been prominently current in all elections. Hence, the social gathering hoped that he might be out on the day the outcomes might be issue a statement about.
The former Bihar chief minister is serving jail time period in numerous cases associated to fodder rip-off. In two cases — Deoghar treasure and Chaibasa treasury — he has been granted bail. While within the Deogarh treasury case, he received bail in 2019, within the Chaibasa case, he was granted bail on October 9, this yr.
The RJD patriarch has been in jail since January 2018 and has accomplished half of his sentence in lots of cases.
Though away from the election warmth and mud, Lalu is carefully following the election updates as stakes are excessive on Mahagathbandhan being led by his son Tejashwi Yadav. At current, Lalu is below remedy at Jharkhand’s Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences.