On the second day of swearing-in, the department of Bihar Law Minister Karthik Kumar, who was involved in a warrant dispute regarding the kidnapping case, has been changed. He has now been given the responsibility of Sugarcane Industries Department. Shamim Ahmed will now be the new law minister of Bihar. Questions were being raised about the Law Minister since the cabinet expansion in Bihar.
In fact, on the day he had to surrender in court in a kidnapping case, he reached the Raj Bhavan and took oath as a minister. Not only this, Karthik was absconding for 8 years in the eyes of the court.
Karthik, a close aide of Anant Singh and a minister from RJD quota, had clarified on the controversy. He had said, ‘I have given everything in the affidavit.’ Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had denied being aware of the allegations against Karthik.
At the same time, the minister’s lawyer Madhusudan Sharma had said that on September 19, 2018, the police has given the closure report. After all the investigation, the police said that Karthik Kumar is not involved in this case. After four years, an application has been made about why the court took out this. We applied for anticipatory bail, which stayed the arrest till September 1.
Karthik has been Anant Singh’s election strategist
Karthike is known as ‘Karthik Master’ by the supporters of Bahubali leader Anant Singh. Karthik Master and Anant Singh’s friendship blossomed after the 2005 Bihar assembly elections. Kartikeya further proved himself as Anant Singh’s election strategist. It is known that all the political maneuvers for Anant Singh are handled by Anant Singh from behind the scenes with the help of Kartikeya. So he is the first choice of Anant Singh.
Lalu Prasad himself had announced Karthik’s name in MLC elections
Karthik Kumar defeated JD(U) candidate Valmiki Singh on MLC seat in Patna and won the Legislative Council election. When there was talk of giving ticket to the Legislative Council to Valmiki Singh in JDU, then Anant Singh told Tejashwi Yadav that he guarantees the victory of Karthik Singh. Lalu Prasad himself had announced the name of Karthik as an MLC candidate. Even while in jail, Anant made Karthik win.
wife became head twice
Anant Singh calls Kartikeya Kumar himself as ‘Master Sahib’. Before becoming active in politics, Karthik was a teacher in the school. They are residents of Mokama and the name of their village is Shivnar. Karthik Master’s wife Ranjana Kumari became the head for two consecutive terms.