Lalu Prasad Yadav is out on bail after serving more than three years in prison. He held a long-awaited “Virtual Interaction” with his party’s workers in Bihar on Sunday. Moreover, the ground for his bail is completing half the prison term. On Saturday, the Jharkhand High Court granted him bail from the Birsa Munda Jail in Ranchi on April 17 in a fodder scam case involving the withdrawal of funds from the Dumka treasury.

Lalu Yadav Out of Jail- Holds first Virtual Meeting: Lalu Prasad Yadav made the video call from his residence in New Delhi. When the pandemic “has reached our farthest villages,” Prasad urges the MLAs and members to rise to the occasion. Moreover, To limit the spread of coronavirus, workers have to establish “RJD COVID care centers” in their respective areas.

Moreover, the instruction to expose and suppress any attempts to buy or sell Oxygen cylinders or important medicines on the black market has been made to the workers. They have also been urged to “expose and thwart” any instances of black marketing of oxygen cylinders and other critical medicines, as well as to provide food and other logistics such as ambulances to needy patients.

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Lalu Prasad Yadav Politics

Lalu Prasad Yadav (born 11 June 1948) is a politician from India. Moreover, he is the president of the political party Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). He is also the former Chief Minister of Bihar, a former Union Railways Minister, and a former Member of Parliament from the 15th Lok Sabha. Moreover, Lalu Prasad Yadav has been in the news constantly for his political career and various corruption cases.

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  • 1977: Elected to the 6th Lok Sabha from Chapra at the age of 29. (Lok Sabha constituency).
  • 1980: As a member of Charan Singh’s Janata (Secular), he lost the Lok Sabha election in Chapra in January. He won the Vidhan Sabha election in June.
  • 1980–1989: Sonpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly (two terms).
  • 1989: Bihar Legislative Assembly Leader of Opposition, Chairman of Pustakalaya Committee, Convenor of Committee on Public Undertakings. Chapra was re-elected to the 9th Lok Sabha for the second time (Lok Sabha constituency).
  • 1990 to 1995: Member of the Bihar Legislative Council
  • 1990–1997: Chief Minister of Bihar
  • 1995–1998: Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly, Raghopur, elected (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
  • 1997: Furthermore, splits from Janata Dal to form Rashtriya Janata Dal
  • 1998: Re-elected to the 12th Lok Sabha from Madhepura for the third time in (Lok Sabha constituency)
  • 1998–1999: Member of General Purposes Committee, Committee on Home Affairs. It’s Sub Committee on Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension Scheme, Consultative Committee of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
  • 1999: Lost election from Madhepura (Lok Sabha constituency)
  • 2000: Won election from Raghopur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Danapur, but vacated the Raghopur seat for Rabri Devi.
  • 2002: Elected to the Rajya Sabha, vacating his Bihar assembly seat.
  • 2004: Re-elected to the 14th Lok Sabha from Chapra and Madhepura for a fourth term; retained Chapra. In the UPA government, he was appointed as a Cabinet Minister in the Ministry of Railways.
  • 2009: Re-elected to the 15th Lok Sabha (5th term). Contested two seats. Lost from Pataliputra but won from Saran, and disqualified in 2013 subsequent to his conviction in the first fodder scam case. And barred from contesting elections for 6 years.
  • 2020: RJD declares Lalu as mahagathbandhan coordinator for Assembly polls.


Yadav has been convicted and imprisoned in two separate scams. Moreover, he, his wife, his sons Tejashwi Yadav and Tej Pratap Yadav, and his daughter Misa Bharti were all charged in other corruption cases. All of the cases involved the withdrawal of funds from the government treasury by the Bihar animal husbandry department between 1991 and 1996 when Yadav was the state’s chief minister. Two cases involve the Chaibasa treasury, and one was the Deoghar treasury case. Yadav got a jail term for seven years in prison in the Dumka treasury case, five years in each of the two Chaibasa cases, and three and a half years in the Deoghar case.


A Jharkhand High Court granted bail to the former Bihar Chief Minister from Birsa Munda Jail in Ranchi on April 17 in connection with fodder scam cases. Moreover, according to reports, the court orders him to not leave the country without permission or to change his address or phone number during his bail period.

“The bench of justice Aparesh Kumar Singh grants bail to Prasad on the condition that he would furnish two sureties of ₹1 lakh each and ₹10 lakh fine amount before the court below,” Central Bureau of Investigation’s counsel and assistant solicitor general Rajiv Sinha said.


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