The revelation was made at a monsoon session of the Bihar legislature where the Excess Expenditure Appropriation Bill, 2019 was being discussed.
This is the first full-scale review of VIP protectees by the Union home ministry after the Modi 2.0 government took charge.
It could be an indication that all is not well with the party that had ruled Bihar for more than a decade and still has the largest number of members in the state assembly.
The RJD president is under treatment for blood pressure, sugar and kidney ailment at the Ranchi-based Rajendra Prasad Institute of Medical Sciences since December 2017 after he was sent to jail by a court.
For now, there is no challenge to Modi from Bihar except if Nitish Kumar picks up the cudgels to press for the state’s demands.
Most Danapur residents are unhappy with both Misa and sitting MP Ram Kripal Yadav, particularly for failing to check periodic floods
Although Prasad has dominated the political landscape of Bihar for close to three decades, capturing Pataliputra that came into being after the 2008 delimitation has remained a Sisyphean task for the family that controls the RJD.
The fodder scam related to fraudulent withdrawal of government funds from the treasuries of various districts of undivided Bihar in the 1990s when RJD was in power and Yadav the chief minister.
The cases relate to alleged irregularities in granting the operational contract of two IRCTC hotels to a private firm
The same court had on January 4 reserved its order on the RJD supremo's bail plea after hearing arguments of his counsel Kapil Sibal and that of the CBI.
The properties include a high-end under construction mall in Patna, a residence in New Friends Colony, New Delhi and a two-and-a-half acre farm near Delhi airport
Special Judge Arun Bhardwaj said the court needed time to go through the documents filed by the Enforcement Directorate before taking cognisance of the charge sheet.
Some media reports have attributed Lalu's deteriorating health to corruption cases affecting his family and also reports of political one-upmanship between his two sons.
After his surrender before Judge S S Prasad, RJD chief's advocate Prabhat Kumar said his client had been suffering from various ailments.
The agency said Prasad and IRCTC officials allegedly misused their position for granting sub-lease of the rights of two railway hotels at Puri and Ranchi to Ms Sujata Hotel Pvt. Ltd. owned by Kochhars.
The Jharkhand High Court had yesterday refused to extend the provisional bail of the former Bihar chief minister and asked him to surrender by August 30 before the CBI court.
The high court had on May 11 granted six weeks provisional bail to Prasad and again extended it till August 14.
Special Judge Arvind Kumar directed them to appear before the court on August 31 in a case related to alleged irregularities in granting operational contract of two IRCTC hotels to a private firm.
The RJD supremo, who is serving sentences in a number of fodder scam cases, is also scheduled to complete formalities for availing a six-week provisional bail granted to him by the Jharkhand High Court last week for medical treatment.
Lalu, who has been convicted in three fodder scam cases by a special CBI court in Ranchi since December last year, is undergoing treatment at RIMS hospital in the Jharkhand capital. He will be flown to Patna this evening.
The septuagenarian Prasad, who has been convicted in three fodder scam cases by a special CBI court at Ranchi since December last year, is ailing and currently undergoing treatment at RIMS hospital in the Jharkhand capital.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shravan Kumar tried to intervene by pointing out that the issue raised by the RJD MLAs pertained to a central probe agency and not the state Assembly.
The RJD retained Araria Lok Sabha and Jehanabad assembly seats in the by-elections for three seats in Bihar.
The Enforcement Directorate is already probing the role of Lalu Prasad's eldest son-in-law Shailesh Kumar.
Lalu's three children--Tej Pratap Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav and Misa Bharti--have made it to the panel.