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JD(U) MP demands Bihar Minister’s resignation

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 22:35

Patna: A JU(U) MP on Wednesday demanded immediate
resignation of Bihar Excise Minister Jamshed Asraf, accusing
him of tarnishing the image of the party and the government by
hinting towards a "multi-crore scam" in his department.

Ruling JD(U) MP Monazir Hussain demanded his immediate
resignation from the state cabinet, saying "Asraf has not only
denigrated his post as a minister but has also tarnished the
Nitish Kumar cabinet."

"I seek Asraf`s resignation from Nitish Kumar cabinet,"
he told reporters.

He said the minister did the "dirty work" under the
influence of external forces".

Senior JD(U) MLA Anant Satydrathy too voiced his concern
over the minister`s behaviour and demanded his immediate


First Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 22:35

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