However, Lalu denied the charge of quid pro quo, accusing the ruling BJP at Centre of conspiring against him.
"I am not going to surrender before these people who want to finish me off because they know I will destroy them and wipe them from the face of this earth", an extremely agitated Lalu said. "However, when law enforcing agencies like CBI/ED become captive puppet" of BJP government, acting as "Dirty Tricks Department' to seek revenge against political opponents, it doesn't bode well for democracy", Congress media in-charge Randeep Surjewala said. The land, which cost Rs. 32 crores, was transferred for a measly Rs. 65 lakh to Lara Projects allegedly owned Yadav, his wife Rabri Devi, his son Tejashwi Yadav and Sarla Gupta, wife of Prem Chand Gupta, former Union minister.
Lalu held the position of Union Railways Minister from 2004 to 2009 under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's UPA-1 regime.
Scores of sleuths from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) carried out raids on at least a dozen locations, including the residences of Lalu Prasad and his family members in Delhi, Gurugram, Patna, Ranchi and Bhubaneswar.
The suspense over the fate of Grand Alliance in Bihar deepened on Sunday with chief minister Nitish Kumar, who has maintained a studied silence on the CBI raids on ally Lalu Prasad, cancelling a public event scheduled for Monday. Available on Android and IOS.
"Many railway hotels were in bad shape so IRCTC in 2006 did open tendering to develop them".
As per reports, the case filed against them is related to the alleged irregularities in tenders allotted to a private company for the goal of development, maintenance, and operation of hotels at Ranchi and Puri.
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Lalu Prasad Yadav is already a convict in a fodder scam, and is presently out on bail.
After the CBI raids on residence, RJD supremo on Friday said that it is a political conspiracy and he has been targeted after speaking against BJP.
"Nitish Kumar's action against Lalu Prasad Yadav and Tejashwi Yadav will show whether he is a sushasan babu or a patron of alliance of corruption", Ilmi said.
"Allegation is that during this process, tender process was rigged and manipulated and the conditions were tweaked to help the private party (Sujata Hotel)". Sources say Mr Kumar would like to wait till CBI filed the chargesheet against Tejaswi Yadav.
The Opposition, BJP, heightened its calls for the removal of Tejaswi Yadav from the cabinet.