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PATNA: Barely hours after taking cost, Bihar’s newly minted training minister Dr Mewalal Chaudhary was compelled to resign on Thursday after corruption costs swirling round him threatened to take the shine off Nitish Kumar’s fourth consecutive time period as chief minister.
Nitish, who’s learnt to have directed the minister to stop, reallotted training as further cost to Ashok Okay Chaudhary, who already holds the portfolios of constructing building, social welfares, science and tech and minority welfare.
Dr Chaudhary is an accused in a corruption case associated to irregularities within the appointment of assistant professors within the Bihar Agriculture College when he was its Vice Chancellor. He, nevertheless, tried to brazen it out, saying “no chargesheet has been filed but,” however couldn’t make the stink go away.
After retiring in 2015, he managed to get the JD(U)’s Tarapur ticket and received the seat the identical 12 months. in 2017, a corruption case was lodged towards him at Bhagalpur’s Sabour police station primarily based on a directive from the then governor-cum-chancellor, who glided by the findings of inquiry panel that examined his appointment of 166 candidates.
The JD(U) then expelled him however he managed to in some way creep into the get together about two years later.
How and why no chargesheet has been filed towards him but and the way Nitish gave him the weighty portfolio regardless of his antecedents, stays a thriller. Chief of the Opposition Tejashwi Yadav sought to show the screws towards Nitish. “One resignation doesn’t matter. We are going to take you on on many different problems with public concern,” he tweeted.