Political face-off erupts after Bihar Education Minister Mewa Lal Choudhary resigns. This after the Nitish Kumar Government faced the flag over his corruption charges. Now the Janata Dal (United) challenges Tejashwi Yadav, the Party says, "Our education minister has resigned, so now will Tejashwi follow the suit on accounts of charges against them?"
Congress’ Prem Chandra Mishra hits out at CM Nitish Kumar over Mewalal Chaudhary’s induction into the cabinet.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav had said that Choudhary is facing serious charges under the Indian Penal Code including cheating and dishonestly (section 420), and criminal conspiracy (120B). "Has Chief Minister Nitish Kumar awarded Mewalal Choudhary for corruption and given him the freedom to loot?" he asked in a tweet.