Motihari (Bihar): Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday locked horns with Rahul Gandhi over central funds to Bihar and dared the Congress leader to stop the allocation to the state, saying the funds are not given at somebody's 'meharbani' (favour).
“Allocation of funds to the state by the Centre is in keeping with settled norms and provisions...it is not at somebody's meharbani (favour)," Kumar told an election meeting here while canvassing support for the NDA nominees.
As the campaign rhetoric ahead of the polls in the state grew shrill, the JD(U) leader also dared the Congress General Secretary to stop the funds being sent by the Centre to Bihar. The first phase of the six-phase elections starts on
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New Delhi: BJP leaders Narendra Modi and Varun Gandhi are not needed for campaigning for the coming assembly elections in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar suggested today. "Elections in Bihar will be held on the basis of the performance of our government. This is not national elections but state assembly elections. Workers of (state unit of) BJP are capable of putting forth their views before the people," the leader of...
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