Bihar: Ex-Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav Appears Before ED

In a recent development, Bihar's former Deputy Chief Minister and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav reached the Enforcement Directorate office in Patna for Interrogation concerning the Land-for-job scam on Tuesday 30th January. 

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BY A STAFF REPORTER: In a recent development, Bihar's former Deputy Chief Minister and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav reached the Enforcement Directorate office in Patna for Interrogation concerning the Land-for-job scam on Tuesday 30th January. 

As Yadav arrived at the office, a large gathering of RJD workers was seen protesting outside the office premises. Yesterday, Former railway minister and Tejashwi's father, Lalu Yadav also appeared before the ED and was asked 40 questions regarding the same case.

Earlier, Delhi's Rouse Avenue court summoned Lalu Yadav's wife and ex-cm Rabri Devi along with her daughters Hema and Misa and other accused under PMLA 2002 in the same case. The Land-for-job scam case roots back to 2008 when the former Railway Minister Lalu Yadav along with family members allegedly took land from aspirants in return for jobs in the railway sector during his tenure from 2008-2009.

The current chief minister Nitish Kumar resigned from his post and formed a new government with the aid of the BJP on Sunday. Tejashwi Yadav is succeeded by Vijay Kumar Sinha as the incumbent Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar