Nitish Kumar to embark on Bihar Diwas celebrations

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Patna, Mar 22 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will on Monday inaugurate a three-day extravaganza at the Gandhi Maidan here to mark the 98th anniversary of separate statehood status to Bihar.

A three-day extravaganza, which includes colourful and academic events, will be held here.

The functions have also been organised at over 25,000 centres, including schools, across the state and also at other places in the country and abroad.

It is reported that at all the functions, the glorious history of the state, its cultural and historical heritage, traditions and achievements will be highlighted, besides the achievements of the state in recent times.

Bihar was earlier part of Bengal and Orissa.

First it was separated from Bengal and finally from Orissa on March 22, 1912.

March 22 is celebrated as Bihar Diwas. (ANI)

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