I-T raids on Lalu Prasad’s benami deals

May 17, 2017 11:24
I-T raids on Lalu Prasad’s benami deals

Tuesday was a busy day for Income Tax authorities, Raids were conducted in over 16 places connected with former finance minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram, Aprt form this raids were conducted in 22 locations in and around New Delhi and Gurugram aiming at Lalu Prasad Yadav and families benami land deals.

Properties of Lalu's daughter and RJD MP Misa Bharti and senior RJD leader and former union minister Prem Chand Gupta were also raided in New Delhi.

Lalu Prasad  put up a brave face, and said he was "not scared at all" and will continue to fight against the "fascist forces".

His sons, Tejaswi and Tej Pratap, remained at their father side for most of the time. Leaders said that Prasad is not in tension and he is instructing the leaders about the future course of action.

Prasad, later, took Twitter to lambast the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and "congratulated" the BJP on "forging a new alliance" and asserted that he will keep fighting against the "fascist forces" till the last breath.

RJD national spokesperson Manoj Jha, clarified Prasad's "jibe" saying that the NDA government is "using" the I-T department, CBI and other central agencies as its "alliance partners" against its adversaries, including the RJD chief.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had refused to comment on the matter. Kumar dared the Centre to act against the first family of the RJD. He said that the state government would not act against them.

By Premji

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