The ruling JD(U) in Bihar has approached the state election commissioner in opposition to Tejashwi Yadav after a video emerged on social media displaying the RJD chief purportedly distributing cash amongst some ladies in his dwelling district, Gopalganj.
It sought obligatory motion in opposition to Tejashwi, accusing him of breaking the code of conduct forward of the panchayat elections within the state. The RJD, nonetheless, sought to defend its chief, saying he was solely attempting to assist poor ladies in a flood-affected space of Gopalganj.
The video, which was additionally posted by JD(U) MLC and spokeperson Neeraj Kumar, purportedly exhibits Tejashwi giving a forex observe every to some ladies whereas sitting in his automobile.
“As mannequin code of conduct is in place forward of the panchayat polls and Tejashwi holds a structure publish, I’ve requested the EC to take motion,” Kumar stated.
RJD spokesperson Mrityunjay Tewari stated: “If serving to the displaced and the poor and being delicate amounted to violation of guidelines, the occasion won’t thoughts such violations.”