New Delhi, Jul 5: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader, Tej Pratap Yadav, on Thursday said that some people are trying to create a rift in the family. He made these remarks while addressing the media during the RJD foundation day event in Patna. Also Read - Bihar News: Sattarghat Bridge in Gopalganj District Collapses; RJD & Congress Take Dig at CM Nitish Kumar
Recently, Tej Pratap Yadav had also alleged that his Facebook account was “hacked” by the BJP-RSS to create a rift in his family and weaken his party. “My Facebook account was hacked and recovered with the help of Facebook. BJP supporters have always tried to hack my social media accounts and today they succeeded,” he had said. The post had also claimed that the RJD leader had decided not to contest elections from his assembly constituency and was contemplating retirement from politics. Also Read - Ahead of Assembly Polls, Tejashwi Yadav's 'Apology' to People of Bihar | Watch
Today, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) celebrated its 22nd foundation day without founder and party patriarch Lalu Prasad Yadav. A list of dignitaries attended today’s function in Patna. In the function, Tej Pratap Yadav also felicitated his younger brother Tejashwi with a ‘mukut’ in Patna.
On Wednesday, a party leader had said that RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai is all set to enter politics in Bihar. The speculations began circulating after posters of the foundation day of the RJD carrying a photograph of Tej Pratap Yadav’s wife Aishwarya Rai was released.
There is a speculation that Aishwarya will be fielded from his traditional parliamentary seat Saran in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Her father has represented an Assembly seat in Saran district in the Bihar assembly for over two decades. It has been two decades since Rabri Devi joined politics, followed by her two brothers Sadhu and Subhash Yadav. Lalu’s eldest daughter Misa Bharti and sons Tej Pratap and Tejashwi also joined politics formally in 2014 and 2015, respectively.
Lalu Prasad is currently out on bail for medical treatment after his conviction in fodder scam cases. Tej Pratap, 29, had married Aishwarya in May 2018.