bjp: BJP elimination calls for of Bihar’s new agriculture minister over rice ‘rip-off’ allegation

Senior BJP chief Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday demanded the elimination of Bihar’s new agriculture minister Sudhakar Singh for his alleged involvement within the rice rip-off. Modi, the previous deputy leader minister of the state, mentioned two instances had been registered in opposition to Singh in 2013 in reference to the rice rip-off.

“RJD MLA Singh, who owns two rice turbines, is accused of the embezzlement of rice value Rs 5.31 crore of the State Meals Company. He used to be additionally despatched to prison in reference to the rip-off. When he had approached the prime court docket for bail, he used to be requested to deposit Rs 60 lakh and then he used to be granted bail,” the Rajya Sabha MP advised journalists.

“He’s nonetheless meant to pay Rs 12 crore — Rs 5.31 crore with 12-year hobby — to the state govt. How can Leader Minister Nitish Kumar stay such ministers in his cupboard,” Modi requested, not easy his elimination.

Even leaders of the ruling alliance, together with Congress chief Bhakta Charan Das, have wondered the appointment of Sudhakar Singh, he claimed.

Sudhakar Singh, the son of RJD state president Jagdanand Singh, used to be no longer to be had for feedback. Alternatively, his birthday party claimed that the fees had been baseless.

“All allegations levelled by means of Modi are baseless. Since he has been sidelined by means of his personal birthday party, he is making an attempt to make his presence felt by means of leveling such allegations. He’s principally affected by oral diarrhoea,” RJD spokesperson Mrityunjay Tiwary advised PTI.

Two instances had been filed in opposition to Singh on the Ramgarh police station in 2013.

In step with the FIRs, Singh’s mill had a rice processing settlement with the federal government and it allegedly stole the rice supplied by means of the federal government.

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