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Lalu Prasad is Robert Vadra of Bihar, says Sushil Modi

Sushil Modi questioned Nitish why he is not taking action against Lalu and his family

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Sushil Kumar Modi
Sushil Kumar Modi

The (BJP) on Wednesday attacked (RJD) chief over alleged benami land deals, calling him the "of Bihar".

"is the of Over 125 properties acquired by Lalu and his family fall under benami transactions. It is his (Lalu's) nature to give ministerial berths in return for land," Sushil Modi, senior leader and former Deputy Chief Minister, said here at a press conference.

Taking a dig at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, questioned why the JD-U President was silent on the issue and not taking action against Lalu and his family, despite two of the chief's sons holding key positions in the state cabinet.

"On one hand Nitish says there is zero tolerance against corruption, but at the same time he is not acting against corruption cases taken up by the Income Tax officials," said Modi.

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First Published: Wed, July 05 2017. 17:01 IST