Manjhi said the delay in the announcement of names of the candidates for Rajya Sabha by the NDA partners has raised suspicion. Manjhi said the delay in the announcement of names of the candidates for
Earlier this month, the former CM earned the wrath of the community when he stated that Brahmins visited houses of Mahadalits, but didn't eat food there and instead ask for money.
Manjhi's use of swear word came to light on Sunday when a video went viral on social media where the 77-year-old leader was shown holding forth on the pitfalls of growing ritualism among Dalits.
Leaders across party lines have condemned Manjhi's statement and advised him to maintain restrain over such statements.
Jitan Ram Manjhi lamented that the members of Musahar community, the most backward among the downtrodden, were of late lured to worship Hindu God and Goddess.
Jitan Ram Manjhi has ended up with his foot in the mouth, much to the embarrassment of the ruling NDA in Bihar of which he is a part.
Jitan Ram Manjhi had challenged Nitish Kumar to conduct breathalyzer tests on ministers and some bureaucrats, reality of prohibition would come to be known.
HAM's Jitan Ram Manjhi poses fresh worries in Bihar's RJD-led grand alliance, seeks half the LS seats
RJD and Congress leaders took Manjhi's demand for 20 seats lightly.
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav nominates his family’s vegetable supplier to Bihar Legislative Council along with Rabri Devi, Manjhi’s son
The other two Grand Alliance candidates are Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) state president Ram Chander Purve and Mohsin Qadir for the Bihar Legislative Council polls.
Let only SC members cast votes in constituencies reserved for them, says Bihar ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi
Attacking both the Centre and Bihar’s Nitish Kumar-led NDA government, the former CM said the condition of Dalits had worsened in the past few years due to the rulers’ apathy.