Case Against Bihar MLA For Attending Cricket Match Amid Lockdown

Shambhu Nath Yadav was a “chief visitor” at a village-level cricket event. (Representational)


It was a mistimed shot by an RJD MLA in Bihar, in multiple sense of the phrase. Shambhu Nath Yadav, who belongs to the opposition celebration and represents the Brahmapur meeting phase in Buxar district, chanced on the bottom whereas attempting to strike the ball and in addition ended up being charged, for violation of restrictions in place on account of the statewide lockdown.

The incident passed off on Sunday when Mr Yadav was in his constituency as a “chief visitor” at a village-level cricket event.

Movies of the MLA, lacking the ball however getting thrown off stability on account of the full-blooded shot he tried, went viral on the social media.

Vishnudev Kumar, in-charge of the Ramdas Rai ke Dera outpost,mentioned Wednesday “we learnt in regards to the gathering, organised with out permission from the native authorities and the place the variety of folks was apparently far larger than what’s allowed”.

“An FIR was, thus, lodged on Monday in opposition to greater than 20 folks, together with the legislator. Investigations are on and additional motion might observe”, he added.

A statewide fortnight-long lockdown was clamped on Bihar from July 15 following a large spike in COVID 19 circumstances.


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