Tejashwi Yadav protest at Jantar Mantar Highlights: Arvind Kejriwal, Rahul Gandhi join massive demonstration against Bihar government

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Tejashwi Yadav protest LIVE: Former Bihar deputy chief minister and leader of opposition in the Bihar Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav will hold a dharna and candlelight march in Delhi's Jantar Mantar to showcase his anger against alleged rapes in Muzaffar shelter homes on Saturday.

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Tejashwi Yadav protest LIVE: Former Bihar deputy chief minister and leader of opposition in the Bihar Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav held a dharna and candlelight march in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar to showcase his anger against alleged rapes in Muzaffarpur shelter homes on Saturday. Yadav’s protest came as his bid to target JD(U) president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal and Congress president Rahul Gandhi also joined the event.

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19:54 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
'Nitish Ji should take immediate action'

We have gathered here for the women of our country and we stand with them. If Nitish ji is really feeling ashamed then he should take immediate action: Congress President Rahul Gandhi at protest led by RJD against Bihar government on the Muzaffarpur shelter home case.

19:47 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Rahul Gandhi begins his address

Congress president Rahul Gandhi says that Bharatiya Janata Party is indulged in opressing women, farmers and Dalits in the country.

19:46 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
'Don't vote for me, but don't leave the chief minister either'

Tejashwi Yadav says that he has not organised the rally for electoral gains. "Apko jise vote dena ho dena, lekin ek aisa mukhyamantri jise FIR likhne mein teen mahine lagte hain.. usko to sabak sikhana hi chahiye," Tejashwi Yadav says.

19:43 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Thankful to Rahul Gandhi, other leaders

Tejashwi Yadav says he is thankful to Rahul Gandhi and other senior leaders for joining the protests. RJD leader thanks D Raja, Sharad Yadav, Dinesh Trivedi, Jitan Ram Manjhi and others.

19:39 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
'Where is the witness, Nitish ji'

"The prime witness in the case is missing, no one knows where is she," Tejashwi Yadav says, he adds, "One of the shelter home was run by close aide of Nitish Kumar."

19:37 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
'Chacha Nitish Kumar, what happened to conscience?'

"Did you not go on dinner at Brajesh Thakur's place," Tejashwi Yadav takes on Nitish Kumar. "Aapki naak ke niche ye sab kaam hota raha, aap haath pe haath dhare dekhte rahe," Yadav said.

19:32 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Gandhi, Opposition leaders at Jantar Mantar

Congress President Rahul Gandhi at protest led by RJD against Bihar government on the Muzaffarpur shelter home case.

19:31 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Show of opposition unity at Jantar Mantar

19:30 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Tejashwi Yadav begins his address at Jantar Mantar

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav has started his address at the Jantar Mantar. Yadav has demanded strict actions against the culprits in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases.

19:25 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Rahul Gandhi arrives at Jantar Mantar

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has arrived at the Jantar Mantar. The Congress chief is likely to address the gathering soon.

18:58 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Arvind Kejriwal meets Tejashwi Yadav

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal meet Tejashwi Yadav at Jantar Mantar. Kejriwal has joined the protest against Bihar government led by RJD on the Muzaffarpur shelter home case.

18:51 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Arvind Kejriwal addresses rally

"BJP's own women are not safe in today's India," Kejriwal says. He adds, "Days ago, BJP's social media people targeted EAM Sushma Swaraj." 

18:49 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Arvind Kejriwal addresses rally

"Hang rapits withing three months," says Kejriwal. He adds, "Ek nirbhaya ka rape hua tha, UPA ka singhasan dol gaya tha... yaha 40 ladkiyo ka rape hua hai, janata 40 baar satta mein baithe logo ko utha ke fenkegi."

18:47 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Arvind Kejriwal addresses rally

"We have gathered in a moment of extreme grief," says Arvind Kejriwal, he adds that Bihar government ignored the rights of girls at the shelter home. "It looks-like that culprits had links with big leaders," Kejriwal says.

18:25 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Big names in the rally

Misa Bharti (RJD), Sanjay Singh (AAP), Tejashwi Yadav (RJD), Sharad Yadav (former JDU leader), D Raja (CPM)

18:22 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Kanhaiyya Kumar, Shehla Rashid address gathering

JNUSU leaders Kanhaiyya Kumar and Shehla Rashid have adressed a gathering at the Jantar Mantar. Both the leaders targeted Bharatiya Janata Party at the rally.

18:13 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
'No information of witness'

The girl who had all the information has been shifted to a shelter home in Madhubani. After being shifted there is no information about her. We don't know if she is dead or has been killed or is missing: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Muzaffarpur shelter home case.

18:03 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
D Raja, Sharad Yadav join protests

CPI (M) leader D Raja and former JDU leader Sharad Yadav have joined the protest.

18:02 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
JNU student leaders arrive

Former JNUSU leaders Shehla Rashid and Kanhaiya Kumar have joined the protests. More and more leaders are expected to arrive soon.

17:51 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
Demonstration begins

Delhi: RJD holds protest against Bihar government at Jantar Mantar over Muzaffarpur shelter home case

17:46 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
'Hand Brajesh till death'

We want Brajesh Thakur to be hanged till death. If you see the number of crimes in Bihar has increased in the past one year. Cases of gangrape are being reported back to back from various districts of the state: Tejashwi Yadav on Muzaffarpur shelter home case

17:45 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
'Brajesh Thakur has been a close aide of Nitish Ji'

Even after the report of Child Commission was out no action was taken. FIR was lodged 2 months after Tata Insititute report came and, in that too, name of prime accused Brajesh Thakur was missing. Somehow Brajesh has been a close aide of Nitish Ji: Tejashwi Yadav, Muzaffarpur shelter home case

17:43 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
'Rahul Gandhi has an important role to play'

Congress is the biggest opposition party and Rahul Gandhi has an important role to play. All the senior leaders should sit together and talk about this: Former Bihar Deputy CM & RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on 'Mahagathbandhan'

16:14 (IST) 04 Aug 2018
'Priyanka not safe in Rahul Gandhi's protest'

We know what happens in Rahul Gandhi's protests, even Priyanka Gandhi can't be assured of safety. And now Tejashwi Yadav is too a part of it. No woman will be safe: Meenakshi Lekhi, BJP on Rahul Gandhi joining RJD protest in Delhi over Muzaffarpur shelter home case

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