Printed: Saturday, October 17, 2020, 21:11 [IST]
Patna, Oct 17: Taking a swipe at Lalu Prasad Yadav, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday requested what did the federal government do for the upliftment of ladies throughout 15 years of RJD rule within the state apart from anointing Lalu Yadav’s spouse Rabri Devi on the chief ministerial chair.
He took an obvious dig on the younger opposition management within the polls, with out taking any names, saying that “these even having no information of alphabets of politics are making statements in opposition to me day and night time to achieve publicity”.
“Allow them to take publicity, I do not trouble as a result of I imagine in working and never making speeches for the sake of publicity,” he mentioned addressing rallies in Aurangabad and Rohtas districts.
Although he didn’t take any names, the message appears directed at RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav and LJP chief Chirag Paswan who’ve launched an all-out assault on Nitish Kumar.
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After launching marketing campaign for the upcoming Bihar polls Monday with a digital rally, Nitish Kumar began touring the state from Wednesday to deal with public conferences.
On Saturday, he held public conferences at Nabinagar, Nokha, Karaghar and ended at Dinara in Rohtas district.
Coming down closely on his most important opponent Lalu Prasad Yadav, he reeled out comparative knowledge to inform folks concerning the state of affairs prevailing within the state earlier than the NDA, beneath him, took over the reins in 2005.
Speaking concerning the situation of ladies throughout the two regimes, Nitish Kumar mentioned, “Whereas the chief at the moment put in his spouse on the chair (of the chief minister), did he do something for the welfare of ladies?”
RJD president Lalu Prasad, who turned the chief minister of Bihar in 1990 had made his spouse Rabri Devi the chief minister when he needed to go to jail in 1997 in reference to a multi-crore fodder rip-off case.
Her chief ministerial tenure even exceeds that of Lalu Prasad’s seven-year-tenure.
Nitish Kumar, as chief of the NDA, had thrown the RJD out of energy in November 2005 and since then is on the helm of the state affairs.
Like previously, Nitish Kumar, who has been declared the NDA face within the polls, stored his give attention to the RJD which is spearheading the Grand Alliance and continued to assault his most important political rival Lalu Prasad.
Nitish Kumar is preserving his marketing campaign narrative round “15 years vs 15 years”, interesting voters to check the efficiency of the NDA and the RJD regimes that spent an equal period of time ruling the state.
Highlighting the work executed for ladies throughout the 15 years beneath him, Nitish Kumar mentioned whereas women had been impressed to pursue research by bicycle yojna, 50 per cent of seats within the panchayats and concrete native our bodies had been reserved for ladies.
Extra just lately the state authorities earmarked 35 per cent jobs for ladies in police power and different state authorities companies.
“Does any state have extra variety of girls within the police power than Bihar?” he requested the group.
Nitish Kumar additionally referred to the launch of JEEVIKA progrmme for ladies by offering straightforward finance to girls’s self assist teams (SHGs) to empower them economically.
“We had deliberate to enroll 10 lakh girls by SHGs however the quantity has elevated to 1.2 crore now,” he mentioned addressing a rally in Dinara in favour of state minister and JD(U) nominee from the seat Jai Kumar Singh.
He additionally talked about offering Rs 10,000 as help to ladies clearing plus two examination and Rs 25,000 to these finishing commencement and mentioned this can be elevated to Rs 25,000 and Rs 50,000 respectively if his authorities returns to energy.
Kumar highlighted the dangerous regulation and order state of affairs in Bihar throughout the RJD rule and cited newest determine of the Nationwide Crime Report Bureau (NCRB) which positioned Bihar on 23rd place when it comes to crime now.
The NDA chief ministerial candidate mentioned whereas they imagine in working for the folks, the historical past of the opponents makes it clear that they work just for their spouse, sons and youngsters.
“Because of this greed of working just for self, they’re behind the bars,” he mentioned including “some extra will observe the swimsuit.”
Kumar additionally praised the central authorities for helping within the improvement of Bihar and caring for its folks.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s authorities is offering foodgrains to the poor without spending a dime from March to November within the wake of coronovirus pandemic and has additionally given ₹ 6,000 as help to farmers throughout the current disaster interval,” he mentioned.
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