Despite conviction, Lalu is functioning the same: Sushil Kumar Modi
While Prime Minister Narendra Modi is at the centre stage for completing three years in office, another Modi, former deputy chief minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi, is hogging the limelight for exposing benami land deal scams allegedly linked to RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family. In an exclusive interview with Sanjay Jog, Modi also criticised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his silence and said the BJP will run a campaign across the state.
What was the trigger for targeting Lalu Prasad Yadav now?
It all started after the local press carried stories relating to the transfer of soil, being excavated from the site of an upcoming mega mall, to the local zoo. The mall will be spread over 8 lakh sq ft. Our investigations subsequently revealed that the mall, with a 5-star hotel, is being developed by LARA Construction, which is linked to Lalu Yadav’s family. The orders for the soil transfer were given by Lalu’s son and Bihar’s Minister for Environment and Forest Tej Pratap Yadav. The BJP demanded a thorough probe into the soil transfer scam, though there has been no action yet. However, the construction of the mall, which had started without a green signal, …read more