RJD chief Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav, Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) chief Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav have been charged in poll-bound Bihar for holding rallies in Patna to protest towards the controversial Farm Bills with out permission and violating COVID-19 protocols.
The three have been charged on Friday together with 150 others and an FIR was lodged on the Kotwali police station on the idea of a criticism by the Justice of the Peace deputed to supervise the scenario, the police mentioned.
Several farmers’ organisations and opposition events, together with the RJD, had held protests towards the Farm Bills in Patna on Friday.
RJD’s inheritor obvious Tejashwi Prasad Yadav rode a tractor to steer the protest towards the passage of the three Farm Bills on Friday. His elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav sat on prime of its hood.
A named FIR has been lodged towards 5 individuals together with RJD chief Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, Tej Pratap Yadav, Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) chief Pappu Yadav whereas 150 others have been made unnamed accused. They have been charged for taking out a protest march with out permission, Kotwali police station SHO Sunil Kumar instructed PTI.
These leaders and unnamed individuals have additionally been charged for taking out a protest march on Baily highway the place any form of protest is prohibited, the SHO mentioned.
The FIR has been lodged below numerous sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Disaster Management Act, 2005.
Tejashwi Yadav, who can also be the chief of opposition in Bihar Assembly, had on Friday termed the Farm Bills as anti-farmer and aimed to privatise the agriculture sector.
The rally started on the 10, Circular Road residence of RJD chief Rabri Devi, who’s Tejashwi Yadav’s mom, and culminated on the social gathering’s workplace at Veer Chand Patel Path. It didn’t comply with any social distancing norms.
The Information and Public Relations Department Minister and JD(U) chief Neeraj Kumar in the meantime mentioned that the individuals of the state wish to know whether or not Tejashwi Yadav possesses a sound license for driving a medium items car.
He additionally took a swipe at Tej Pratap for violating the Motor Vehicle Act by sitting atop the hood of the tractor.
The tractor that you simply (Tejashwi) drove is owned by one Krishna Rai jee. People of the state wish to know whether or not you could have a sound license for driving medium items car. Your brother (Tej Pratap) sat atop the hood of the tractor and dedicated against the law by violating part 179 of the Motor Vehicle Act …. Committing crimes is your political kusanskar (dangerous upbringing), Mr Kumar mentioned.
The Congress, Left events, JAP and others had held bandh and protests throughout Bihar on Friday as a part of the oppositions nationwide protest towards the passage of Farm Bills. It was marked by a conflict between the BJP and JAP.
The conflict happened in entrance of BJP’s state headquarters when JAP staff raised anti-Narendra Modi authorities slogans exterior its gates to protest towards the Farm Bills.
The BJP staff got here out in massive numbers from the social gathering workplace and began hitting the JAP activists, who have been in a open choose up van, with sticks.
The scenario was introduced below management after the police intervened.
Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal condemned the incident and termed the JAP motion an “act of cowardice”.
The opposition leaders, he mentioned, are attempting to mislead the farmers by spreading lies in regards to the payments handed by the Parliament which have been meant to carry financial prosperity to the farmers.
The farmers will give a befitting reply to the opposition events within the coming state meeting elections, Sanjay Jaiswal mentioned.
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