RJD aspirant among two killed in Jharkhand car crash

Patna, Aug 31 : A RJD leader, on way to meet party supremo Lalu Prasad in Ranchi to seek a party ticket for the upcoming Bihar elections, was among two people killed in a car accident in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh district early on Sunday, an official said.

The accident took place at 4 a.m. Following the accident, local residents and passers-by rescued the car’s two passengers and driver and took them to a nearby hospital where two of them were declared dead and one is battling for his life in the ICU.

One of the deceased, identified as Bijendra Yadav, was a district councillor in Bihar’s Saharsa district and aspirant for Mahishi assembly constituency in the district.

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The other deceased was identified as Jogendra Ram while driver Chote Lal was critically injured.

Yadav earlier went to Patna to meet senior leaders in his quest for a party ticket. As they were not amenable to his request, he wanted to appeal to Lalu Prasad, who is jailed in Ranchi in connection with a fodder scam case but is currently recuperating in Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences there.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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