Ranchi: Disgruntled Food and Civil Supplies Minister of Jharkhand Saryu Rai met Governor Draupadi Murmu at the Raj Bhawan here.
Talking to the reporters after meeting the Governor, Mr Rai said that he has decided not to resign from the cabinet for the time being
and pointed that after the instructions of BJP national president Amit Shah and national general secretary Ramlal he has postponed his decision to put in his papers.
Mr Rai said that the national leadership has pointed about the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. He said that Mr Ramlal has authorized Lok Sabha in charge of the party for Jharkhand and Health Minister of Bihar Mangal Pandey to take a decision on the matter which have been raised by him. Mr Rai said that Mangal Pandey will be coming to Ranchi after March 6 and will hold talks over the matter. The minister said that in his meeting with the Governor he has informed her about the gross irregularities being committed by IAS officers in the state.
He also handed over various files to the governor urging her to take action as she was the head of the government. The minister pointed that he has more than 100 proofs to show the wrong decisions of the officers and in his meeting with Ms Murmu he has informed her about 10- 11 such cases and said that if the governor would demand than he would also submit the necessary evidence. Saryu Rai is presently miffed with Chief Minister Raghubar Das due to which he is also not participating in the meetings of the cabinet and has on many occasions spoken against the Chief Minister.
He had also written a letter to Amit Shah alleging his deliberate ignorance in the government after which national general secretary of the party Ramlal had come to Ranchi and spoken to him and the Chief Minister over the issue.