Tej Pratap leaves for Delhi after visiting Mathura: Sources

RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday left for Delhi from Mathura after visiting Vrindavan and Radhakund, sources close to the former Bihar minister said

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday left for Delhi from Mathura after visiting Vrindavan and Radhakund, sources close to the former Bihar minister said. According to sources, he would be in Delhi to celebrate his brother Tejashwi’s birthday.

Yadav told a regional news channel earlier Friday that he would not return home till his family backed his decision to divorce his wife Aishwarya Rai.

The RJD leader was last seen in Bodh Gaya on November 3 where he had checked-in to a hotel after meeting his ailing father at a hospital in Ranchi. The sources said Yadav performed Govardhan Puja in Vrindavan and circumambulation of the Giriraj hillock in Govardhan town

Rai is daughter of RJD MLA Chandrika Rai and grandchild of former Bihar chief minister Daroga Prasad Rai. They got married on May 12.

During the telephonic conversation with the channel, Yadav had said that he was in Haridwar. However, the sources told that he has spent the past two days in Mathura.

The RJD leader was last seen in Bodh Gaya on November 3 where he had checked-in to a hotel after meeting his ailing father at a hospital in Ranchi. The sources said Yadav performed Govardhan Puja in Vrindavan and circumambulation of the Giriraj hillock in Govardhan town.

Yadav did not talk to media in Vrindavan, Radhakund or Govardhan, but he allowed people to take photographs.

The sources said Yadav left for Delhi to celebrate his younger brother Tejashwi Yadav's birthday.

In the last few months after his marriage, Tej Pratap spent a number of days in Vrindavan, where he was reportedly seen playing a flute with a peacock feather tied to his head in the midst of a herd of cows.

He filed for divorce at the Patna High Court on November 2.

In his petition, Tej Pratap said he no longer wanted to be with his wife since they had compatibility issues.

with IANS inputs.

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