Bihar’s new schooling minister Mewalal Chaudhary quits Nitish Kumar govt over corruption costs
Mewalal Chaudhary’s fast resignation is seen by many as a humiliation for Nitish Kumar. (Picture: Mewalal Chaudhary/Fb)
It appears regardless of profitable the nail-biting state elections, Nitish Kumar’s fourth consecutive time period as Chief Minister of Bihar gained’t go as hurdle-free as he meant it to be. It has been lower than every week because the oath-taking ceremony and the Bihar authorities has already suffered a resignation. In what may be termed as a humiliation for Nitish Kumar, Mewalal Chaudhary, the brand new schooling minister resigned from the federal government amid intense Opposition protest over corruption allegations. Many are seeing this as an ethical victory of the RJD, which is the primary Opposition celebration in Bihar.
The allegations that date again to 2017 are associated to Chaudhary’s time period because the Vice-Chancellor of the Bihar Agricultural College positioned in Bhagalpur district. Chaudhary together with 55 others have been charged with misappropriation of energy and appointing almost 170 junior scientists on the College throughout his tenure. Chaudhary was appointed because the Vice-Chancellor of the agriculture college in 2010. He resigned from the submit in 2015 to contest the Meeting elections that 12 months.
Some say that the caste issue has additionally performed an necessary function within the newest improvement. Chaudhary, who belongs to Kushwaha neighborhood, doesn’t have the type of stronghold. Therefore, some say that Nitish Kumar accepted the resignation to silence the Opposition.
Chaudhary, on his half, remained, maintained that there was ‘no case’ as no chargesheet was filed by the native police until date. He additionally mentioned that there was no court docket order and it proved that there was no case. He mentioned that in absence of the FIR or the court docket order, no allegation may be confirmed. He remained defiant and didn’t specify the precise purpose for his resignation whereas speaking to the media individuals in Patna on Thursday.
On November 11, the NDA gained the elections with 125 seats. The JDU gained simply 43 seats. Many mentioned that this might put the BJP in function of huge brother within the state. With two deputy chief ministers, It could be fascinating to see how freely will ‘Sushasan babu’ rule Bihar.