Samastipur, Mar 29 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said that the NDA government is committed to developing the state.
After opening the Larjhaghat bridge in the district, Mr Kumar said the NDA government has set a target of turning Bihar into a developed state.
''We are committed to fulfilling the long-cherished dream of the people,'' he added.
He also added that the bridge will connect the people in Mithilanchal and Kosi region by providing better roadways which will be completed by 2009.
He maintained that the developmental works were on war-footing and people are realising the transition in Bihar.
''We are also committed to working on several big projects to check migration from the state and thus avoid disrespect to our people in other part of the country,'' the chief minister stated.
He also charged the UPA government at the Centre of failing to check hike in the prices of basic comodities, which created problem for the poors. He also urged the people to help in making Bihar a crime and corruption free state.
Mr Kumar also distributed cheques of Rs 25,000 each to 42 BPL families on the occassion.
Those present on the occassion included Land Reforms and Revenue Minister Ram Nath Thakur, Road Construction Minister Nand Kishore Yadav and several other local leaders.
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