‘I didn’t even have a moustache in the year mentioned in charges against me’, says Lalu’s son Tejaswi

first_img The charges were an attempt to “create a crack in the grand alliance” in Bihar. “But it will not happen. The alliance is strong and will continue to be so,” he said.“When I took over as the Deputy Chief Minister, I made clear our policy of zero tolerance on the issue of corruption. Has any charge of corruption been levelled in any of the three departments I hold”, he asked.The RJD would now go to the people’s court and expose the BJP’s “conspiracy” against them, he said.Also Read Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Wednesday said the corruption charges levelled against him were part of a “political conspiracy” and based on period when he “didn’t even have a moustache.”“I was just 14-15 years old. How could I have indulged in such activities?. It is a political conspiracy against me by the BJP and its leaders Amit Shah and Narendra Modi”, he told reporters after a Cabinet meeting.Also Read Tejaswi Yadav will not resign, affirms RJD  Sources said a tense atmosphere prevailed at the Cabinet meeting, which lasted only for 25 minutes. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar maintained a stoic silence and did not speak to journalists.On Tuesday, the JD(U) asked the RJD to make its stand clear on the corruption charges against Mr. Yadav. Those facing graft charges should reveal facts: JD(U)last_img

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