Nitish declines Columbia B-school invite citing budget session

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Patna, Jan 30 (PTI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumartoday said he will not be able to visit New York to lecture atColumbia Business School on April 1 as the dates clash withthe forthcoming budget session of the state legislature.

He was invited by the top B-school to address their7th India Business Conference themed - ''India: an honestconversation''.

Kumar, however, thanked the institute for the invite.

"It is a matter of pride for the people that theirchief minister has been invited by a reputed US-baseduniversity for giving a lecture there," he told reporters.

The invitation proved that Bihar was being talkedabout in the country and the world for which the peopledeserves all the credit, Kumar said.

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