Within the renewed tussle between Bihar politician Lalu Yadav’s sons Tejashwi and Tej Pratap, the previous has taken on his elder sibling, based on sources, with a punchline not with no tinge of irony: “Our mother and father have taught us to respect elders”.
Amid the resurgent combat within the Rashtriya Janata Dal, which has seen Tej Pratap goal the get together’s Bihar unit president Jagada Nand Singh, who can also be its most senior member, Tejashwi Yadav has determined to take the agency method together with his older brother.
“Tej Pratap could be the elder brother however our mother and father have taught us to respect elders and be disciplined regardless that resentment and anger are widespread in politics,” is the message that Tejashwi has despatched out for Tej Pratap.
The swipe got here because the proxy struggle between the 2 brothers flared as soon as once more in the previous couple of days and noticed Tejashwi, the one with extra sway within the get together, take away the get together’s pupil unit chief, infuriating Tej Pratap.
Akash Yadav, Tej Pratap’s protege, was collateral injury within the sibling rivalry. Sources say, Tejashwi Yadav, Lalu Yadav’s youthful son and political inheritor, had his father’s tacit approval.
Earlier than sacking Akash Yadav, Tejaswi Yadav additionally persuaded a Tej Pratap adversary, Jagda Nand Singh to return out of his sulk. An upset Jagada Nand Singh had stopped going to workplace after Tej Pratap accused him of operating the get together “Hitler-style”.
Lalu Yadav, who has resumed his political actions since his launch from jail earlier this yr, has been “monitoring” the shenanigans and cleared Tejashwi’s strikes realizing full effectively that his older son Tej Pratap could be livid.
The RJD veteran believes that if Tej Pratap shouldn’t be reined in now, he’ll proceed to needle Tejashwi and that’s unacceptable to him.
RJD sources imagine Lalu Yadav has determined that sufficient is sufficient relating to Tej Pratap, who has been a continuing supply of embarrassment for the get together together with his controversial statements, his penchant for posing in costumes, and his rocky marriage.