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Tejashwi Yadav thanks Bihar's public for bypoll wins

ANI  |  Patna [Bihar] 

Rashtriya (RJD) on Wednesday thanked the public of for supporting the party in state bypolls.

The RJD won Araria parliamentary and Jehanabad assembly seat, while seized Bhabua assembly seat.

Following the victory, former state cabinet minister and of Opposition in Assembly, Tejashwi Yadav, took a dig at the BJP and said: "To those who say Lalu (Prasad Yadav) Ji's name would be erased, I can say that Lalu Ji is an ideology."

Yadav also questioned the over its negligence towards corruption cases involving

He said: "The is mired in corruption, but no action or probe is being conducted. We suspect that Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, (ED), and (CBI) will speed up their probe against us after this win."

He also took to to "dedicate the win to the people of the state" and thanked them for supporting Lalu RJD.

RJD's Sarafaraz Alam, the son of party member Taslimuddin, won the by-election in Araria, which was necessitated after his father's death, while SP's Suday Yadav defeated Chief Minister Dal-United's Abhiram Sharna in Jehanabad.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 20:40 IST