Rashtriya Janata Dal demands his resignation.
Union Minister and BJP MP from Nawada in Bihar Giriraj Singh has been booked in a case of land grabbing along with 32 others in Danapur of Patna district.
On the direction of the Patna Civil court, an FIR (NO: 54 / 2018) was lodged at the Danapur police station, on the outskirts of Patna against Mr. Singh, who is Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, allegedly for forcibly grabbing over 2 acres.
Resident of Asopur village in Danapur Ram Narayan Prasad had petitioned in the SC/ST special court the 33 persons had conspired to grab his over 2 acres for sale and purchase.
Danapur police station officer-in-charge Sandeep Kumar said the case has been lodged under various sections of the IPC and SC /ST Act as well.
The Rashtriya Janata Dal has demanded Mr. Singh’s resignation.
“Will Bihar CM Nitish Kumar or his deputy in the Cabinet Sushil Kumar Modi ask Giriraj Singh to resign from his post…he is the same Giriraj Singh from whose house crores of rupees were seized after he had become minister in the Narendra Modi cabinet”, said party leader and Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly Tejaswi Yadav.
“Would he [Mr. Kumar] now break the coalition with the BJP or, he would resign from his post on the call of his conscienc?. Why is the country’s biggest afwah mian [rumor master], Sushil Modi keeping quiet on the issue of Giriraj Singh”, asked Mr. Yadav.