Tejashwi Yadav Accused Of Posting Edited Video Online, Gets Legal Notice: Tejashwi Yadav has been requested to do the needful “inside 10 hours” (File)
Tejashwi Yadav Accused Of Posting Edited Video Online, Gets Legal Notice
Patna: Bihar minister Ashok Chaudhary on Monday slapped a authorized discover on Tejashwi Yadav, the chief of the opposition within the state meeting, alleging that the RJD scion had posted on social media an “edited” video and different messages which had been “deceptive” and geared toward destroying his picture.
Mr Chaudhary, who holds the constructing development portfolio in Nitish Kumar cupboard, has alleged that the RJD chief ministerial candidate shared an “edited” video of his response to queries from journalists about an open letter from Mr Yadav’s jailed father Lalu Prasad addressed to the individuals of Bihar a day after his 73rd birthday.
The Minister, who belongs to the Dalit neighborhood, had criticised Lalu, saying the RJD chief has stated in his letter that “he would proceed his struggle for Dalits and “shoshit” (exploited), however he ought to inform the individuals what he truly did for them when he had energy”.
At one level, the minister fumbled within the alleged doctored video, and a clip lasting a fraction of a second has been performed a number of instances by which an invective is purportedly heard.
The social media posts had been geared toward “destroying the impeccable status” of JD(U) chief Mr Chaudhary in view of the upcoming elections in Bihar, the discover stated, whereas asking Tejashwi Yadav to both make an unconditional apology or face authorized proceedings.
Mr Chaudhary, who had earlier served as a minister within the cupboard headed by Prasad’s spouse Rabri Devi from the Congress quota, fumed on the social media posts saying “Tejashwi Yadav lacks schooling, having given up research after he flunked in Class 9”.
“His father has set the instance of gaali-galauj (abuses and invectives) which he was identified to bask in even earlier than crowds and so the son can’t suppose past these. However those that have enough schooling don’t want filthy language to inveigh in opposition to anyone,” the minister stated.
The discover, issued by Mr Chaudhary’s advocate Kumar Shanu, seeks rapid deletion of all such social media posts by the RJD chief and unconditional apology by Tejashwi Yadav on Fb, Twitter and “in three main newspapers in Bihar”.
Mr Yadav has been requested to do the needful “inside 10 hours of receipt of the discover failing which my shopper shall be constrained to provoke legal proceedings below the IPC and civil go well with for damages”.
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