FODDER SCAM: One Minute Read

FODDER SCAM: One Minute Read 1


I) Highlighting details about the Scam

  • It is the scam of ₹ 900 to 1000 crore.

  • One of the biggest corruption scandal.

  • The Scam is two decades old which was started in the year 1995.

  • As of now, Lalu Prashad is facing 5 cases in fodder scam.

  • Scam includes both Politicians as well as Bureaucrats.

  • Total number of cases filed against the Politicians and Bureaucrats are 64.

II) Unknown facts about the case

  • Kingpin of the Scam “Shayam Bihari Sinha”.

  • Shayam bihari sinha was the Chairman of Animal husbandry department.

  • He used to play role of agent between bureaucrats and politicians.

  • Shayam bihari sinha is no more now.

  • Total 600 accused, out of which 500 already convicted.

III) How does the scam came into limelight?

  • Began in 1985 , when CAG –. T.N. Chaturvedi sniffed the Embezzlement of funds from Bihar Treasury and various Department.

  • The Scam keep on growing till 1995-1996.

  • In 1996 then State Finance Secretary ordered District Magistrate & Deputy Commissioner of all Districts to go into cases.

  • In compliance of order raid was conducted at the office of Animal husbandry department at Chaibasa.

  • Unearthed a huge cache of documents showing illegal withdrawals.

  • State Government to show that they are not involved in the scam and therefore constituted two commissions – one in Jan 1996 and another in march 1996.

  • Patna HC ordered CBI to take over the case, after BJP Bihar president Sushil modi moved the application.

  • In the chargesheet filed by CBI, both Lalu & Misra were named as accused in fodder scam. (Former Bihar CM)

  • Lalu Prashad Yadav surrendered before CBI and made Rabri Devi as the  Chief Minister of Bihar.

  • Lalu was sent in 135 days of Judicial Custody and then granted bail after 135 days.

  • CBI charged Disapproriation of asset case against Lalu & Rabri Devi.(2000)

  • Rabri Devi was Granted Bail as she was then CM of Bihar.

  • Clean Chit in Dis-appropriation Case.

  • In 2012, CBI Special Court framed charges against lalu in Bhagalpur Treasury Case.

  • 2013 , CBI Court covicted Lalu and disqualified him from parliament and ineligle for contesting election till 6 years.

  • 2017 , Deogarh treasury (2nd case ).
    Convicted him.

IV) Effect of Scam on Bihar election in the year 2000.

  • No effect on bihar election in 2000.

  • RJD Won election quite comfortably.

  • But in 2005 Sushil Modi & JDU made Fodder Scam the main issue .

  • Won 2005 elections.


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