New Delhi, Sept 5: Two leaders of Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal-United met Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the Chairman of the Upper House of Parliament, and urged him to cancel the Rajya Sabha membership of Sharad Yadav. JD-U leader RCP Singh and SK Jha met Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday and submitted a memorandum requesting to cancel Sharad Yadav’s Rajya Sabha membership. (ALSO READ: RBI reports prove note ban move was immature: Sharad Yadav) Also Read - Bihar Unlock: More Relaxations Announced For Shops, Offices; Night Curfew Timings Changed

Last month, Sharad Yadav, a former Janata Dal-United President, shared a stage for the first time with RJD chief Lalu Prasad at an anti-BJP rally, ignoring the JD-U’s warning not to attend it. JD-U leaders including General Secretary KC Tyagi and party spokesperson Neeraj Kumar declared that Sharad Yadav has now joined hands with the corrupt and that the JD-U led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will act against him. (ALSO READ: Cabinet rejig won’t make a difference unless promises are fulfilled: Sharad Yadav) Also Read - Will Bihar Impose Full Lockdown Again? Here's What CM Nitish Kumar Has to Say

Sharad Yadav turned rebel in the JD-U after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar recently broke ranks with the Grand Alliance and joined the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to form the new government in the state. Also Read - Bihar Covid Deaths Climb to 9,429 After Drastic Revision Adds 3,951 More Fatalities to Toll