Both the wife and sister-in-law of Tej Pratap Yadav, elder son of RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, have not got tickets in the Bihar Assembly elections. Tej Pratap Yadav has filed a divorce case against his wife Aishwarya Rai. After the separation of the two families, Chandrika Rai, father-in-law of Tej Pratap Yadav, said that son-in-law Tej Pratap Yadav would challenge Aishwarya from whichever seat he contested.
After this statement, Chandrika Rai joined JDU after resigning from RJD. Chandrika Rai has been fielded by JDU from Parsa assembly seat. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has given Ritlal a ticket from this seat. After this statement by Chandrika Rai, Karishma, the sister-in-law of Tej Pratap Yadav, joined RJD, after which it was speculated that Karishma may also look like trying her luck on RJD ticket in assembly elections.
Karishma also did not get ticket
It was expected that Tej Pratap Yadav’s sister-in-law Karishma Rai would not be given a ticket from Danapur assembly seat, but this has not been done. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has given Ritlal a ticket from this seat. Karisma Rai joined the RJD by opposing the family of uncle and former minister Chandrika Rai. He had claimed from Parsa and Danapur seats. She was also campaigning in the Danapur area for the past one month. The party has declared its candidates on both the seats.
Karishma is the granddaughter of Tejapratap’s wife Aishwarya Rai and former Chief Minister Daroga Prasad Rai. He joined the Rashtriya Janata Dal three months ago.
Tej Pratap Yadav changed his seat
Tej Pratap Yadav, elder son of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, has nominated from Hasanpur assembly seat in Samastipur. The last time he won from Mahua seat, but this time he has gone to Samastipur. Tej Pratap’s younger brother Tejashwi Yadav also reached Samastipur from Patna by helicopter to file his nomination. Tej Pratap Yadav, along with his younger brother Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, went to the Rosda subdivision officer’s chamber to collect papers, while hundreds of RJD activists and supporters came out in violation of the social distancing criteria.
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Samastipur District Magistrate Shashank Shubhankar said that after investigating the matter, action will be taken against those who violate the criteria of social distancing. Shubhankar said that he has asked to find out the allegations of violation of social distancing criteria through video footage.
Tej Pratap won the election from Mahua assembly constituency in Vaishali district in 2015 but this time he decided to change his seat and filed nomination from Hasanpur.