Following the incident, the angry villagers put his body on Rebra Chowk at Samastipur-Gudarghat main road and blocked it for over 3 hours.
Ajit Sharma, the current Congress Legislative Party leader, told India TV that although the Congress and RJD are contesting the bypolls separately, party president Sonia Gandhi has the right to decide the fate of alliance. "The RJD is responsible for the current situation," he said.
Rabri Devi rubbished reports of differences and stated that her sons -- Tej Pratap and Tejashwi, are united in the fight against the BJP-JDU alliance.
All is not well within the Yadav clan with Tej Pratap raising questions over people running the party founded by his father.
RJD has released a list of 20 star campaigners for the by-elections to be held for Tarapur and Kusheshwarsthan assembly seats.
Almost a month back, sidelined in the RJD, founded and headed by his father Lalu Prasad, elder son Tej Pratap Yadav had floated a new students' body with the ostensible aim of strengthening the parent organisation.
The Congress has fielded candidates for the upcoming bypolls to Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur seats in Bihar after the RJD refused to withdraw its candidates.
Pappu Yadav, who was acquitted in the 32-year-old kidnapping case on Monday, was in the limelight for his attempts to help common people during the Covid pandemic and lockdown.
Speaking at a function organized by the Chhatra Janshakti Parishad, he said, "Despite getting bail months ago, my father is being held hostage in Delhi."
At a press conference addressed jointly by state RJD president Jagadanand Singh, national general secretary Alok Mehta and state spokesmen Mrityunjay, the names of Arun Kumar Sah and Ganesh Bharti were announced for Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan, respectively.
Tejashwi Yadav has written a letter to 33 non-BJP senior leaders, seeking demand of caste-based census. He said that the centre isn't in favour of caste census.
A Patna court has directed the police to lodge an FIR against RJD leaders Tejashwi Yadav and Misa Bharti.
Patna court has ordering registration of FIR against six people, including RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Misa Bharti, for allegedly accepting Rs 5 crore for a Lok Sabha ticket.
Tej alleged that Asish Ranjan, a marketing head of his L-R (Lalu-Rabri) Radha Krishna incense sticks company has taken away Rs 71,650.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that the BJP is only trying to prove its 'appeasement politics' by sending out such comments.
Chirag met Tejashwi to invite him for an event on September 12 to mark the first death anniversary of his father and former Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan. Chirag Paswan has also called Tejashwi Yadav his 'younger brother' on several occasions.
"Nitish Kumar and BJP fraudulently formed the government by using the government machinery. It was a loot of mandate that people of Bihar gave to us," Tejashwi Yadav said.
Tej Pratap Yadav has floated a new student organisation Chhatra Janshakti Parishad.
Tej Pratap Yadav has floated a new student organization named Chhatra Janshakti Parishad.
A video of Tej Pratap Yadav taking blessings from a religious guru has also gone viral on social media.