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Nitish Kumar tapping my phone, hatching 'conspiracy' against me, alleges Tejashwi Yadav

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav has accused the Nitish Kumar govt of hatching a "serious conspiracy" against him and his family.

Nitish Kumar tapping my phone, hatching 'conspiracy' against me, alleges Tejashwi Yadav

Patna: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav has now accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of hatching a "serious conspiracy" to derail his state-wide 'Samvidhan Bachao Nyay Yatra', claiming that the former is afraid of the growing public support to his party.

"Nitish Kumar is in a tizzy over the massive public support to Samvidhan Bachao Nyay Yatra. It has been learnt through reliable sources that the Nitish government is involved in a serious conspiracy against me," the RJD leader said in a tweet. 

Tejashwi also alleged that the Nitish Kumar government is tapping his phone and attempts were made to lace his food with "poisonous" substances.

"Obstacles are being laid in the way of my getting a room at Circuit Houses. My phone is being tapped and attempts are being made to lace my food with poisonous and narcotic substances. Spies have been deployed to keep a watch on my movements. A vicious campaign is on to sully my reputation and endanger my life", the former Bihar deputy chief minister said in another tweet.

Attacking Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav also called the Bihar Chief Minister as an undemocratic opportunist.

"The entire country knows that Nitish Kumar is an undemocratic opportunist who can go to any extent to settle scores with his opponents. I am unable to understand what harm has been caused to him by a barely 28-year-old man. As a matter of fact, he won an election with our help and later betrayed the mandate," Yadav, the younger son of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, said.

Yadav had become the Deputy CM in 2015 after the Grand Alliance comprising RJD, Nitish Kumar's JD(U) and Congress won a comprehensive victory in the assembly polls.

Last year, Kumar walked out of the alliance following corruption cases against Yadav. After resigning from his post, he formed a new government with the BJP.

During his state-wide "yatra", Yadav has been harping on alleged betrayal of mandate by Kumar and accusing the Narendra Modi government at the Centre and the ruling JD(U)-BJP combine of having "framed" Lalu Prasad who is currently lodged in a jail at Ranchi following conviction in a number of fodder scam cases. 

(With PTI inputs)