Bihar: Case against JDU chief Sharad Yadav for ‘hurting’ CM Manjhi

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Patna, Dec 3: A case has been filed in Bihar against JDU chief Sharad Yadav for insulting his own party Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi.

Lok Janshakti Party general secretary Vishnu Paswan on Tuesday filed a case against Sharad Yadav in the CJM court under SC/ST (prevention of atrocities) Act.

JDU chief Sharad Yadav

According to report in Times of India, Vishnu Paswan in his complaint has said that Yadav's comments about the educational qualification of Jitan Ram Manjhi hurt sentiments of Dalit community and also, the people belonging to musahar caste.

Paswan has also complaint with the Harijan police station at Boring Road on Monday. He said Sharad Yadav had called Bihar CM as a musahar who never went to school. According to Paswan, Sharad Yadav while speaking to media persons in Kanpur on Sunday had said that how he (Manjhi) can become CM, he has not even seen books.

Paswan said by making such comments Sharad Yadav has not only shown hatred for the dalits but has insulted the community. "Sharad Yadav should be prosecuted under the SC/ST (prevention of atrocities) Act," Paswan was quoted as saying in media report.
Meanwhile, the Harijan police station has said that the complained against JDU chief is being examined and till now no FIR has been registered.

Recently, Bihar CM Manjhi had said that he was a brilliant student and passed BA without any private tuition or unfair means.

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