Even Ajmal Kasab got chance, but in my case ‘Supreme Court’ gave order straightaway: Sharad Yadav after RS expulsion
Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today said he will challenge his disqualification from the Rajya Sabha in court and claimed that his opposition to JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar and the BJP resulted in the ouster.
He suggested that he was denied a fair play, noting that the case of embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who “looted” public exchequer, was sent to the Ethics Committee pf Parliament but he was not allowed such an opportunity despite being a veteran parliamentarian who took up “people’s causes” in his career. At a press conference, Yadav disapproved of Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu’s comments defending his decision but said the institution of the Rajya Sabha was too important to him to attack Naidu.
Even Ajmal Kasab, a Pakistani terrorist hanged in India following his conviction in the Mumbai terror attack case, was allowed to exhaust all appeals available to him but in his case the “supreme court”, an apparent reference to Naidu, gave an order straightaway without referring the matter to a parliamentary committee, he said. Yadav, who was elected to the Lok Sabha seven times and the Rajya Sabha four times, said in a lighter vein that his “new freedom” will give him …read more