Patna, Jun 14 (UNI) The alleged thrashing of BJP legislator Phalguni Prasad Yadav by Bihar Food and Civil Supply Minister and JD(U) leader Narendra Singh will be taken up with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar soon for a decision.
Party MP and in-charge of Bihar affairs Kalraj Mishra who arrived here today described the last month's incident at Jamui in north Bihar as ''serious''.
Speaking to mediapersons, he said an FIR had already been lodged against the minister and the party was expected to initiate further action against Mr Singh 'soon'.
Asked about the undue delay in registering FIR against Mr Singh, he said the police were expecting that some sort of ''compromise formula'' would be hammered out between the two leaders.
But as there was no such solution in sight, an FIR was lodged against the Minister, Mr Mishra said adding that the delay in taking action against the responsible minister had generated protest among the party supporters.
Keeping this in mind, the BJP would apprise the CM about the gravity of the situation and would urge him to take suitable action soon.
Categorically denying that there was any rift within the party over the demand for removal of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi from the post of the BJP legislature party leader in State Assembly, Mr Mishra said the issue had already been sorted out.
Criticising the performance of the UPA government at the Centre the BJP leader said it had 'miserably failed to fulfil the aspirations of the Aam Admi (Common Man) despite being in power for more than four years''. Moreover, the rising prices of essentials had made it difficult for the masses to meet their basic needs.
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