Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief & former Chief Minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav, has been granted a five-day parole, to attend the wedding of his elder son Tej Pratap later this week. Lalu is serving a 14 year sentence after being convicted in three fodder scam cases by a special CBI court in Ranchi. He is currently undergoing treatment at RIMS hospital in Ranchi, Jharkhand. He will be flown to Patna this evening, one of his close aides said today.
Lalu Yadav was discharged from AIIMS in Delhi a week ago after a team of six doctors who were treating him had said his condition had improved and he was fit to travel.
Tej Pratap, the eldest son of Lalu Prasad Yadav and a sitting lawmaker is set to marry Aishwarya Rai, daughter of a former cabinet minister and RJD leader Chandrika Rai in Patna later this week.