Patna: Suspended JD(U) MLC Shambhu Sharan
Srivastava on Thursday resigned from Bihar Legislative Council and
primary membership of the party charging the leadership with
being "insensitive and autocrat" .
Srivastava submitted his resignation to the Chairman of
the Council TK Jha.
His term as the member of the state Legislative Council
expires in May 2012.
Later, talking to reporters, Srivastava, a founder-member
of the erstwhile Samata Party, said he had also tendered
resignation from the primary membership of JD(U).
"I have sent my resignation from party`s primary
membership to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for acceptance,"
Srivastava, who was suspended from the party for anti-party
He accused the party of "deviating" from the objectives
of fighting the "jungle raj, anarchy and chaos unleashed
during the RJD regime".
"Rampant corruption prevails in Bihar now and large-scale
migration of workforce is taking place," he said.
In his future course of action, Srivatava said he would
work towards putting in place a "healthy alternative" by
mobilising leftist, progressive and secular forces in future.