Lalu dares Modi, Shah to order raids against Bachchans, others named in Panama papers

Beleaguered RJD chief Lalu Prasad dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday to order raids on Bollywood stars, Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, and 422 other Indians named in Panama papers for alleged tax evasion.

Prasad, whose RJD was ousted from the Bihar coalition government following raids at his properties in connection with alleged graft cases, said the Centre did not muster enough courage to take punitive actions against “influential people”, and is instead “victimising innocent and gullible people”, including him and his family.

Speaking to a select group of media personnel in Ranchi where he had come to face trial in the fodder scam, Prasad said the raids at his properties were intended to terrorise him, but “I am not the one to get cowed down at any cost”.

“There is a state of undeclared emergency in the country, with opposition party leaders being singled out

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