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Nitish Kumar’s ‘hanuman’ RCP Singh quits JD-U after corruption expenses

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Nitish Kumar's 'hanuman' RCP Singh quits JD-U after corruption charges

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PATNA: Former Union minister RCP Singh resigned from main membership of Janata Dal (United) on Saturday, just a few hours after he was charged with corruption and amassing of giant wealth.

Singh, as soon as thought of as ‘hanuman’ of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, hinted at forming a brand new celebration quickly. He had resigned from Union Cabinet after his time period of Rajya Sabha got here to an finish on July 7.

Describing JD-U as a ‘sinking ship’, Singh exhorted his supporters to accompany him. “Aap sabhi log mere saath chaliye. JD-U ab dubta hua jahaj hai (You all come with me. JD-U is now a sinking ship),” he added.

He alleged that the corruption expenses have been levelled towards him by some celebration employees underneath a conspiracy. The expenses of corruption have been levelled by two leaders of his residence district Nalanda, a cost denied by Singh.

According to the allegations, Singh had bought 58 plots of land underneath two blocks of Nalanda district between 2013 and 2022. The plots have been bought within the title of his spouse and two daughters, together with an IPS officer.

Taking cognisance of the allegations, JD-U state president Umesh Singh Kushwaha issued a present trigger discover to Singh asking him to answer on the earliest. Kushwaha stated the allegations towards Singh have been severe in nature.

Former Union minister and JD-U parliamentary board chairman Upendra Kushwaha stated for the reason that matter has come into public area, investigating company might take suo motu cognisance of the fees levelled towards Singh.

Responding to a question, Upendra Kushwaha stated that the celebration first wished reply of Singh on the problem. “Party phir apna kaam karegi (party will take action accordingly),” he asserted.

Singh had served as nationwide president of JD-U earlier than he was inducted in union cabinet and made metal minister within the Narendra Modi authorities. Singh’s relationship with Nitish obtained strained after he was denied nomination for Rajya Sabha for the third time period. He had joined JD-U after taking voluntary retire from IAS in 2010.

Subsequently he was appointed common secretary of JD-U. He owed political success to his proximity with Nitish throughout the latter’s tenure as railway minister on the centre.

When Nitish grew to become chief minister of Bihar, Singh was delivered to Bihar from his residence cadre Uttar Pradesh and made principal secretary to chief minister, a submit he held until he opted voluntary retire from service. He was made nationwide president of the celebration in January final yr after Nitish Kumar relinquished the submit underneath ‘one man one submit coverage’, which he had been holding for the previous a number of years.

PATNA: Former Union minister RCP Singh resigned from main membership of Janata Dal (United) on Saturday, just a few hours after he was charged with corruption and amassing of giant wealth.

Singh, as soon as thought of as ‘hanuman’ of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, hinted at forming a brand new celebration quickly. He had resigned from Union Cabinet after his time period of Rajya Sabha got here to an finish on July 7.

Describing JD-U as a ‘sinking ship’, Singh exhorted his supporters to accompany him. “Aap sabhi log mere saath chaliye. JD-U ab dubta hua jahaj hai (You all come with me. JD-U is now a sinking ship),” he added.

He alleged that the corruption expenses have been levelled towards him by some celebration employees underneath a conspiracy. The expenses of corruption have been levelled by two leaders of his residence district Nalanda, a cost denied by Singh.

According to the allegations, Singh had bought 58 plots of land underneath two blocks of Nalanda district between 2013 and 2022. The plots have been bought within the title of his spouse and two daughters, together with an IPS officer.

Taking cognisance of the allegations, JD-U state president Umesh Singh Kushwaha issued a present trigger discover to Singh asking him to answer on the earliest. Kushwaha stated the allegations towards Singh have been severe in nature.

Former Union minister and JD-U parliamentary board chairman Upendra Kushwaha stated for the reason that matter has come into public area, investigating company might take suo motu cognisance of the fees levelled towards Singh.

Responding to a question, Upendra Kushwaha stated that the celebration first wished reply of Singh on the problem. “Party phir apna kaam karegi (party will take action accordingly),” he asserted.

Singh had served as nationwide president of JD-U earlier than he was inducted in union cabinet and made metal minister within the Narendra Modi authorities. Singh’s relationship with Nitish obtained strained after he was denied nomination for Rajya Sabha for the third time period. He had joined JD-U after taking voluntary retire from IAS in 2010.

Subsequently he was appointed common secretary of JD-U. He owed political success to his proximity with Nitish throughout the latter’s tenure as railway minister on the centre.

When Nitish grew to become chief minister of Bihar, Singh was delivered to Bihar from his residence cadre Uttar Pradesh and made principal secretary to chief minister, a submit he held until he opted voluntary retire from service. He was made nationwide president of the celebration in January final yr after Nitish Kumar relinquished the submit underneath ‘one man one submit coverage’, which he had been holding for the previous a number of years.