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Political stars gather for Lalu's son's wedding

IANS  |  Patna 

Opposition leaders gathered here on Saturday to attend the wedding of Lalu Prasad's son Tej Pratap Yadav, the festivities made brighter by the presence of the now jailed former

arrived here on Thursday from Ranchi on parole for three days to attend the elder son's marriage. But on Friday, the granted him six weeks bail.

More than 30,000 people were set to attend the event, and many had poured in from all across Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal, RJD state said.

According to Bhola Yadav, Praful Patel, former Akhilesh Yadav, dissident BJP MPs Shatrughan Sinha and Kirti Azad and had reached the city.

and his sister Priyanka Gandhi, and some notable BJP leaders from were also expected to arrive, said.

Bihar's popular 'litti-chokha', Amritsari kulcha, imarti, gulab jamun, karhai paneer and kulfi besides continental dishes will be served to the guests.

"There will be 200 items in the lavish dinner," a staffer at Lalu Prasad's residence said.

The marriage venue has been decorated with flowers from

The venue is a sprawling veterinary college ground, spread over 9,000 square metres, said.

All of and his wife Rabri Devi's seven daughters are married. The younger son, Tejashwi Yadav, a former Deputy Chief Minister, is also single yet.

"Laluji is enjoying every moment with his family," an insider said.

was jailed in December after conviction in the fodder scam.



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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 19:08 IST