Ramgarh, Oct 31 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today promised a ''golden era for Bihar by 2015'', saying people would not feel like leaving the state to eke out a living any more.
The Bihar Chief Minister also did not spare the opportunity to target his rival Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, but without naming the RJD chief, he said, ''When Jharkhand was carved out from Bihar everybody said only 'balu' (sand) is left, but I have turned balu to sona (gold) in the past three years.
''Earlier, people used to live in constant fear in Bihar, but in the past three years my government has put 3,000 criminals behind the bars,'' he boasted.
''The reign of terror is no more in my state and people can walk freely now,'' he claimed.
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