Daugh­ter of Paswan protests against his re­mark on Rabri

Khaleej Times - - PAKISTAN - An­gootha chhap IANS

patna — LJP chief and Union Min­is­ter Ram Vi­las Paswan’s daugh­ter Asha Paswan on Sun­day staged a protest against her own fa­ther for call­ing for­mer Bi­har Chief Min­is­ter Rabri Devi an ‘an­gootha chhap’ (il­lit­er­ate).

Asha Paswan along with dozens of women car­ry­ing posters and ban­ners staged the ‘dharna’ in front of the Lok Jan­shakti Party of­fice near the Patna air­port.

She wants Ram Vi­las Paswan to apol­o­gise to Rabri Devi. “My fa­ther should take back his words,” she said.

A day ear­lier, Asha Paswan ac­cused her fa­ther of in­sult­ing Rabri Devi, wife of the now jailed RJD leader Lalu Prasad and a for­mer chief min­is­ter.

Asha Paswan is daugh­ter of Ram Vi­las Paswan from his first wife Raj Ku­mari Devi. Asha Paswan’s hus­band Anil Sadhu is an RJD leader and con­sider close to RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, Lalu Prasad’s son.

In an ob­vi­ous ref­er­ence to Rabri Devi, Ram Vi­las Paswan had said on Fri­day that RJD be­lieve in merely rais­ing slo­gans and mak­ing

(il­lit­er­ate) the chief min­is­ter. —

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