On 19 November Janata Dal United leader and Bihar’s new Education Minister Mewalal Choudhury has resigned from the job. The Governor’s representative of the state acknowledged his resignation with prompts impact and given the position of education minister to Ashok Choudhary. He was a Janata Dal party member of the Bihar Legislative Council.
The congress, the communist party and other opposition parties had brought up issues over Education Minister Mewalal Choudhury’s polluted past and a body of evidence recorded against him in an debasement case. He was a MLA of Tarapur in the Bhagalpur district. In the Bihar Agricultural University, he was holding the position of Vice Chancellor from 2010 to 2015.
What jabbed numerous in the NDA party and unquestionably those in the opposition parties were the reality that Mewalal Choudhary was suspended from the Janata Dal-United party on 2017 February, over charges of monstrous inconsistencies in the recruiting of faculty members at the Bihar Agricultural University.
Mewalal Choudhury holds a PhD degree in Horticulture from the Banaras Hindu University. Mewalal Choudhury said in a statement that, “These are generally pointless, have no importance, and are finished created and controlled by political individuals who have nothing to do with the improvement of Bihar education. The charge sheet for the situation against me has not been recorded at this point. It was all bogus and manufactured body of evidence against me and recording an FIR does not mean one is blameworthy”.
In 2010 after Mewalal Choudhury’s appointment to the vice-chancellor position at the Bihar Agricultural University distributed notices welcoming applications for the post of 281 Associate Teachers cum-Junior Researchers. While just 161 seats were filled, the vice-chancellor of BAU and then Bihar governor representative Ram Nath Kovind got grumblings that assistant Professors who made sure about bad grades in academics were given better grades in the Interview and introduction measure, though those with solid scholarly execution had been given poor grades in the interviews.
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said that, “You made him Bihar’s new Education Minister and gave him the Ministery of Education Department. Later you made a show over his resignation? Be that as it may, most importantly, for what reason did you make him an Education Minister notwithstanding realizing all defilement accusations against him. You are the genuine guilty party.”
Mrityunjay Tiwari said that, “Mewalal Choudhury resigned after the opposition parties’ consistent talking about Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s case on zero’s resilience over corruption. Be that as it may, the inquiry is the means by which Mewalal Choudhury was enlisted into the cabinet Minister by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar notwithstanding realizing all debasement accusations against him?”.