RJD’s Tejashwi and Tej Pratap and JAP’s Pappu Yadav Booked for Violating Covid-19 Protocol During Farm Bills Protest
RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav, Jan Adhikar Party (JAP)leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav are booked in poll-bound Bihar for removing rallies here to protest against the contentious farm bills without permission and violating the COVID-19 protocol. The three were booked on Friday along side 150 others and an FIR was lodged at the Kotwali police headquarters on the idea of a complaint by the magistrate deputed to oversee things , the police said.
Several farmers organisations and opposition parties including RJD had held protests against the farm bills here on Friday. RJD heir Tejashwi Prasad Yadav rode a tractor to steer the protest against the passage of the three farm bills on Friday. His elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav sat atop its hood.
A named FIR has been lodged against five persons including RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, Tej Pratap Yadav,Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) leader Pappu Yadav while 150 others are made as unnamed accused. they need been booked for removing civil disobedience without having permission to try to to so, Kotwali police headquarters SHO Sunil Kumar told PTI. These leaders and unnamed persons have also been booked for removing a civil disobedience on Baily road where anykind of protest is prohibited, the SHO said.
The FIR has been lodged under various sections of IPCand Disaster Management Act 2005. Tejashwi Yadav, who is additionally the leader of opposition in Bihar Assembly, had on Friday termed the farm bills as anti farmer and aimed to privatise the agriculture sector”.
The rally began at the ten Circular Road residence of RJD leader Rabri Devi, who is Tejashwi Yadav’s mother, and culminated at the party’s office at Veer Chand Patel Path. It didn’t follow the social distancing norms. the knowledge and PR Department Minister and JD(U) leader Neeraj Kumar meanwhile said that the people of the state want to understand whether Tejashwi Yadav possesses a legitimate license for driving a medium goods vehicle.
He also took a swipe at Tej Pratap for violating the automobile Act by sitting atop the hood of the tractor. The tractor that you simply (Tejashwi) drove is owned by one Krishna Rai jee. People of the state want to understand whether you’ve got a legitimate license for driving medium goods vehicle. Your brother (Tej Pratap) sat atop the hood of the tractor and committed a criminal offense by violating section 179 of the automobile Act …. Committing crimes is your political kusanskar(bad upbringing), Kumar said.
The Congress, Left parties, JAP et al. had held bandh and protests across Bihar on Friday as a part of the oppositions nationwide protest against the passage of farm bills. it had been marked by a clash between the BJP and JAP here. The clash happened ahead of BJP’s state headquarters when JAP workers raised anti-Narendra Modi government slogans outside its gates to protest against the farm bills.
The BJP workers came call at large numbers from the party office and began hitting with sticks the JAP activistswho were during a open devour van. things was brought in check after the police intervened.
Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal condemned the incident and termed the JAP action an ”act of cowardice”. The opposition leaders, he said, try to mislead the farmers by spreading lies about the bills gone by the Parliament which were meant to bring economic prosperity to the farmers.
The farmers will provides a befitting reply to the opposition parties within the coming state assembly elections, Jaiswal added.