Patna, September 10
In a setback to Bihar’s important opposition RJD forward of the state meeting polls, its nationwide vice chairman and former Union Minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh resigned from the celebration on Thursday, sources near him stated.
In a letter to jailed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, the veteran chief wrote he was quitting the celebration.
“Since the death of Jannayak Karpoori Thakur, I stood behind you for 32 years, but not now,” he wrote in his temporary one-line resignation letter to Prasad, who’s serving sentences in 4 fodder rip-off instances in Ranchi.
In the footnote, he added,”I got the affection of party leaders and workers, besides common people. Please forgive me.”
Thakur was a outstanding socialist chief and former state chief minister.
Singh, admitted to AIIMS, New Delhi, due to post- COVID issues, had earlier introduced his resignation in June however was persuaded by Prasad to remain again.
Singh, who held a number of portfolios within the Manmohan Singh authorities, together with that of rural growth, was reportedly sad over the proposed induction of alleged mafia don and former Lok Janshakti Party MP from Vaishali Rama Singh into the RJD.
He was additionally not proud of the model of functioning of Prasad’s inheritor obvious and chief of the opposition within the Bihar meeting Tejashwi Yadav, celebration sources stated. –PTI