Bihar to demand special category status
Patna, Apr 4 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today emphasised on more financial investment both in private and public sectors and announced to lead an all- party delegation to the Prime Minister to demand special state category for the state.
The proposal for according special state category was passed by voice vote in the Assembly after day-long special debate.
During his deliberation, Mr Kumar raised several points in favour of the proposal, saying Bihar lagged far behind on developmental parametres. He discussed the works taken up in the public sectors and assured foolproof security to the private investors.
Mr Kumar promised all required infrastructure, including power and quality roads, and maintained that the atmosphere in the state was not only investor-friendly, but the population density was also favourable.
He appealed to the members of the Lower House to work unitedly in getting the special state category to Bihar from the Centre.
The Chief Minister said his government would prepare a viable document showcasing Bihar.
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