For the Yadav household, the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections could also be the final likelihood at saving RJD’s legacy and the load lies heavy on Tejashwi Yadav’s shoulders.
Lalu Prasad Yadav’s youthful son Tejashwi has been lively in politics for seven years now however previous to that, he was part of the Delhi Daredevils workforce for 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2012 IPL editions.
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and the present Chief of Opposition in Bihar — who has additionally performed a Ranji Trophy match for Jharkhand — is usually criticised by the rival events for being a Class 9 dropout. Tejashwi’s political profession hasn’t been a easy sail, very like his time on the cricket pitch. He made his electoral debut from Vaishali district in 2015 when RJD, Janata Dal (United), and the Congress got here collectively underneath the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) to type authorities in Bihar.
He was appointed because the deputy chief minister underneath Nitish Kumar’s management. However in 2017, issues went south for Tejashwi. Regardless of the RJD profitable the very best variety of seats within the Meeting Elections, Yadav misplaced his submit after being booked in reference to the IRCTC corruption case.
Earlier in October 2020, an FIR was filed in opposition to Tejashwi, his elder brother Tej Pratap Yadav and three others in Dalit chief Shakti Malik homicide case. The FIR prompted Tejashwi to demand a public apology from Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi for “baseless implications” forward of the polls.
After the 2017 “betrayal” by ally Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi now stands in opposition to the stalwart chief minister and the onus is on him to strengthen Yadav household’s affect in Bihar politics.