Patna, Feb 16: Top leaders of NDA constituents today took out an 'Aakrosh March' here to protest against the "deteriorating law and order situation" in Bihar before prevented by police who used water cannons to disperse them.
BJP leaders Nandkishore Yadav and Mangal Pandey, LJP MP Chirag Paswan and the party's state unit chief Pashupati Paras, besides the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) state unit chief Arun Kumar participated in the 'Aakrosh March', The march began from the BJP state office and raised slogans against the Nitish Kumar over deteriorating law and order situation.
As the procession reached R Block roundabout, the policemen prevented them from proceeding further using water cannons to disperse the crowd. The NDA leaders and workers refused to move away and held an impromptu public meeting there, the police said.
Addressing the gathering, the NDA leaders criticised the Nitish Kumar government over deteriorating law and order situation and claimed that incidents of murder, loot, dacoity and crime against women have increased alarmingly ever since the Grand Secular Alliance came to power about three months ago.
Charging Nitish Kumar with incompetence to deal with the grim law and order situation, they claimed that RJD chief Lalu Prasad was controlling "the remote" of the government and behaving like a "super CM.'