Bihar Floor Test LIVE Updates: The CBI today raided the premises of several RJD leaders in Bihar in connection with the alleged employment-for-land scam that took place during Lalu Prasad’s tenure as Union Railway Minister.
The search operation comes at a time when Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who had snapped ties with the BJP to forge an alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), is facing strength in the state assembly.
The assembly session began with the resignation of BJP MLA Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha from his post. A no-confidence motion was brought against him soon after the “Mahagathbandhan” or Grand Alliance came to power.
Here are the live updates on Bihar Vidhan Sabha Floor Test:
Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha resigns before floor test
Bihar Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha on Wednesday resigned from his post “bowing before majority” ahead of the Nitish Kumar government’s floor test. Speaking in the assembly, Sinha nominated Narendra Narayanan Yadav to preside and preside over the agenda set by the government. He said that the chair was “Panch Parmeshwar”. He said, ‘What message do you want to give by doubting the chair? People will take the decision,” he said.Will reply in assembly, Tejashwi Yadav after CBI raids his Gurugram Mall ahead of floor test
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is said to be conducting raids at an under-construction mall in Haryana’s Gurugram owned by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav. The combined strength of Bihar Mahagathbandhan is 163. Its effective strength increased to 164 after Sumit Kumar Singh extended his support to Nitish Kumar.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who broke away from the BJP earlier this month to form the government along with other parties including Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress, will face a floor test in the Bihar Assembly on Wednesday. However, just before the floor test in the Bihar Assembly, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided an under-construction mall in Haryana’s Gurugram owned by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav. Responding to this, the RJD leader said that he would answer it in the Bihar assembly.
Speaker of the assembly introduced feudalist ideology- Maheshwar Hazari
Bihar Vidhan Sabha Deputy Speaker Maheshwar Hazari said that the Speaker of the Assembly has introduced the feudalist ideology. Till the time the president is elected, we will continue to work. I am a Dalit, so I have been insulted by the Speaker of the Assembly.
Raids are being conducted out of political vendetta- KC Tyagi
On the raids of RJD leaders in Bihar, JDU’s Principal General Secretary and spokesperson KC Tyagi said, “We came to know about this on the same day when we formed the government of Mahagathbandhan leaving BJP. My question is just that if the CBI’s raids are known in advance, then it also raises questions on its working style. BJP has tried to do Eknath Shinde-like efforts in Bihar today too.