Ranchi, Aug 3: A few days after she paid tribute to the former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, when he was alive, Jharkhand education minister Neera Yadav on Sunday, Aug 2, called Bihar, a neighbouring country.
In Koderma, she made the blunder when she was asked by some reporters that whether any leader from Jharkhand would go and campaign in the Bihar during the upcoming elections. [Major blunder: Jharkhand Education Minister pays tribute to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam]
Her reply left the media-persons stunned, when she said, "Bihar is our neighbouring country and BJP.
Neera Yadav must remember that Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar in Nov 2000, and there is a huge difference between a state and a country.