Patna, Feb 2: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has shown that he cares for his people after he held a nine-hour-long janata darbar on Monday.
Kumar began the janata darbar ' Janata ke darbar mein mukhyamantri' at 10.30 am at his residence and continued without any breaks till 7.30 pm in the evening.
There were over 200 women along with others, who met the Bihar CM with problems relating to land dispute, police inaction, administration and others. Nitish is said to have met everyone patiently who had come to his residence.
"The CM interacted with people for over nine hours and heard the grievances of a total of 1,007 people, including 218 women," Kumar's office said in a statement.
Kumar has assured people that their complaints will be heard and directed Bihar's police chief PK Thakur and other senior officials to help the complainants.
Kumar had started the Janata Durbar in April 2006 after he became the chief minister then. However, earlier most of the janata darbars usually lasted upto four hours.
(with PTI inputs)