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Day ahead of appearing for ED probe, Tejashwi Yadav promises lakhs of jobs

New Delhi: Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav Monday announced to provide 3 lakh jobs to youth of the state. “… around 3 lakhs jobs will be provided as we had committed before, said Tejashwi Yadav. Yadav said that their party is trying to work for people but the […]

Edited By : Pranjal Gupta | Updated: Apr 14, 2023 10:48 IST
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New Delhi: Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav Monday announced to provide 3 lakh jobs to youth of the state.

“… around 3 lakhs jobs will be provided as we had committed before, said Tejashwi Yadav. Yadav said that their party is trying to work for people but the former alliance Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is causing hurdles.

“We are working for the people but they (BJP) are creating problems for us and not letting our government work,” he added.

It should be noted that Tejashwi Yadav is scheduled to appear for a summon by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the national capital.

The ED had conducted multiple raids at Yadav’s residence in Delhi soon after Holi and claimed to seize a huge of unaccounted cash and other valuable belongings. However, Yadav clearly dismissed the claims saying that the probe agency has got “zero” in their searches.

He also dared the probe agency to make the list public of the illegal stuff confiscated from his residence. Tejashwi Yadav further accused the BJP of spreading “rumors” and “planting news.”

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What is land-for-job scam?

It is alleged that during the years 2004-2009, when Lalu Yadav was the Railway Minister, people were given wrongful jobs. In lieu of giving jobs, Lalu Yadav took land from poor people.

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According to the complaint letter filed in this case, Lalu Yadav had taken land at a prime location in lieu of a job. On receiving the complaint, the CBI investigated the matter. The CBI has filed a charge sheet against 16 people, including Lalu Yadav and his wife Rabri Devi in this case.

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First published on: Apr 10, 2023 07:03 PM IST

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