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Sushil Modi fires corruption salvo against Rabri Devi

Rabri Devi headed RJD government in Bihar from 1997 to 2005

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Sushil Modi fires corruption salvo against Rabri Devi

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday accused Lalu Prasad's wife of acquiring valuable land alloted to minister and former minister when she was the Chief Minister of the state.

"By misusing her position as chief minister, had acquired land worth Rs 10 lakh each allotted to Siddiqui and Sudha Shrivastaa by MLA Cooperative," alleged in a statement issued here in this regard.


"Its astonishing that in 1992-93, the MLA Cooperative had alloted 5.59 decimal land to the two at a price of Rs 37,000 and after 10-years acquired it from them at the same price," alleged.

The price of land today is in crore, he said.

headed RJD government in Bihar from 1997 to 2005.

"What so special that while RJD leaders Raghunath Jha and Kanti Singh gifted their valuable lands to Tejaswi Yadav and Tej Pratap Yadav and similarly Siddiqui and parted their valuable land for a paltry sum to " he asked.

Sushil Modi, who is former Deputy Chief Minister of the state, asked why chairman of the MLA cooperative Jaiprakash Narayan Yadav and its secretary Bhola Yadav, both close aides of Lalu Prasad, have not made the list of allottees of plot of the cooperative public.

Sushil Modi, who is presently leader of opposition in state Legislative Council, also questioned the silence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the irregularities in MLA Cooperative instead of dissolving the committee immediately.

Starting from allegations of dumping soil of a upcoming Mall in the state capital in which Lalu's ministerial sons have stake in Patna zoo last month, has regularly come up with series of allegations of and acquiring benami properties against Lalu Prasad's family.

Lalu Prasad and his party leaders have dismissed the allegations and levelled counter-allegation against of patronising his businessman brother R K Modi in "dubious" deals.

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