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Tejashwi raises concerns over govt trying to muzzle dissenting voices

“Even raising voice of criticism is not being tolerated (by the government). I keep posting several revelations on system in social media…,” Bihar Leader of the Opposition Tejashwi Prasad Yadav said.

Bihar Leader of the Opposition Tejashwi Prasad Yadav Tuesday raised concerns over the state government “trying to supress” voices of criticism.

Tejashwi was speaking in response to the Governor’s speech in the Legislative Assembly. “Even raising voice of criticism is not being tolerated (by the government). I keep posting several revelations on system in social media…,” he said. Tejashwi, however, did not refer to any instance.

On Monday, journalists had asked Chief Minister Nitish Kumar about a case being lodged against a TV journalist under the IT Act. Nitish, however, denied knowledge of the same, saying he has asked officials “to properly investigate the matter”.

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