Arun Yadav with Rajaballabh Yadav (File photo)
Bihar Election 2020: RJD has fielded two wives of tainted MLAs in election season, one of them is Nawada and the other has been made party candidate from Sandesh seat in Bhojpur district.
In Dumraon of Buxar district, where the party has nominated Anjum Ara as candidate, in Gopalganj, there is a talk of giving ticket to a member of Amarendra Pandey’s family. On the other hand, RJD also has not given tickets to tainted candidates, but has definitely shown generosity in giving tickets to their family members.
The party has not given tickets to two such faces who are either in jail or are absconding in a crime like rape but have given tickets to people from the family. In this case, the first case is of Rajaballabh Yadav, who was a party MLA from Nawada and is currently in jail on charges of rape. The party has nominated his wife Vibha Devi as its candidate in this election. The court sentenced the suspended Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA Rajaballabh Yadav to life imprisonment in the year 2016 in Nawada district. He was also fined 50 thousand.
RJD’s Bahubali MLA Rajaballabh Yadav was sentenced by a court in Patna in the case of rape from a minor. The court imposed the sentence against 5 accused, including Rajaballabh Yadav. In which Rajaballabh Yadav was sentenced to life imprisonment. His membership of the Bihar Legislative Assembly was revoked after his conviction. On the other hand, Sandesh MLA from Bhojpur district, Arun Yadav, who is absconding in the case of rape from a minor, has not been given a ticket but his wife Kiran Devi The RJD has declared its candidate. MLA Arun Kumar Yadav has been absconding since September last year. An arrest warrant was taken out against him, although he is still away from the police. In such a situation, it was hoped that this time RJD can vote for Arun Kumar Yadav’s wife.