Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar held a separate meeting in his chamber with deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav and state education minister Ashok Choudhary after the cabinet meeting, sources said.
JD (U) has been demanding resignation of Tejashwi Yadav who is an accused in land–for-hotels scam.
Earlier, Tejashwi arrived with his elder brother and state health minister Tej Pratap Yadav to attend the cabinet meeting.
On Monday, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav said that the talks of political crisis are only in the media.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has called Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav in his chamber for a meeting.— ANI (@ANI_news) July 18, 2017
JD (U) leader Shyam Rajak had said that Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has never compromised on corruption and soon the party will take decision on Tejashwi Yadav.
JD(U) had asked Tejashwi Yadav to "come out with facts in public against the accusations."
Patna: Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav and health minister Tej Pratap Yadav arrive for cabinet meeting pic.twitter.com/EzHEhWX1n1— ANI (@ANI_news) July 18, 2017
On the other hand , the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) had said, "there was no question" of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav's resignation in the wake of his name appearing in the CBI’s FIR in the land-for-hotel case.