Hours after JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav attended an Opposition party rally called by RJD Supremo Lalu Yadav, defying party orders, the party has hinted that action might be taken against its former party president. Speaking to ANI, a senior party leader said that Yadav was earlier warned that this would be seen as an anti-party activity, ANI said. “Had informed him this would be seen as anti-party activity and mean that he has left party himself,” KC Tyagi told the agency after the leader’s joining hands with Opposition leaders. Adding that by attending the rally, Yadav had created problem for his membership, Tyagi added that he is likely to lose his Rajya Sabha membership as well.
“Äccording to 10th schedule, on doing this he will lose his Rajya Sabha membership as well”, Tyagi was further quoted as saying by the agency.
Earlier in the day, apart from Sharad Yadav, those who took part in the “BJP Bhagao, Desh Bachao”rally, called by Lalu Prasad Yadav, including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav and Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad. Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi and BSP supremo Mayawati did not take part in the rally.
“More than half a dozen of their representatives are neither members of the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, nor are they the members of the Legislative Assembly,” Tyagi said on Congress attending the rally, as per ANI.
Former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejaswi Yadav, had earlier today said that it is “not a rally in Patna, it is the Patna in a rally.” “The ‘countdown’ has begun for Nitish Kumar and Narendra Modi,” he added as per ANI.