PATNA: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's new government hurtled from one controversy to another as video footage emerged Friday showing RJD chief Lalu Prasad's son-in-law Shailesh Kumar purportedly attending an official meeting of the environment, forest and climate change department headed by the patriarch's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav.
In another potential embarrassment for Nitish that snubbed former ally BJP promptly latched on to, deputy CM and Lalu's younger son Tejashwi Prasad Yadav was seen in a video clip presiding over a meeting of the road construction department in the presence of a party worker identified as Sanjay Yadav.
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The re-engineered coalition between JD(U), RJD, Congress and others claimed the CM was unaware of the legal tangle involving Kartik, but it did little to keep BJP at bay. "If it was a mistake, then suspend him (Kartik) or accept that you are under pressure from RJD chief Lalu Prasad and cannot do