Nitish Kumar takes on Modi govt, says creating ‘fear among minorities’ and hindering development

Nitish said development is not possible without an atmosphere of harmony.

By: Express News Service | Mohali | Published:November 28, 2016 1:00 am
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the BJP-led government at the Centre is creating “fear among minorities” and curbing “federal powers of states” in ways that are hindering development. “Abhi kendra sarkaar jo kar rahi hai ussey minorities mein darr ka mahol hai. Kendra sarkaar tarike se rajyon ki taakat ko kam kar rahi hai; issey kaam karna mushkil ho raha hai (The Central government’s actions are creating fear among minorities. The Centre is deliberately weakening federal powers of the states),” Nitish said.

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Speaking at a function organised by the newly constituted Punjab unit of the Janta Dal (United) here, Nitish said development is not possible without an atmosphere of harmony (“sadbhaav ke vatavarn”).

The Bihar CM, however, did not touch upon demonetisation, an issue on which he is seen as having parted ways with other opposition parties and has supported the move. He did not also comment on his decision not to participate in the bandh called by opposition parties on Monday.

“Kuchh log ghar wapsi aur gau raksha ki baat karte hain, wo to nafrat faila rahe hain. Par hum apna kaam kar rahe hain aur karte rahenge (Some people talk about ghar wapsi and cow protection and are spreading hatred. But we are working to achieve our goals and will continue to do it in Bihar),” he said .

Nitish said there is a difference between the government’s words and the actions.

 

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    Vedic_Citizen
    Nov 28, 2016 at 2:07 am
    Minority is not Muslim, Muslim is a minority. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians are not causing fear for majority nor are being frightened.
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      ashok s
      Nov 28, 2016 at 12:59 am
      Khabhi is taraf toh khabhie uss taraf.
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        dd
        Nov 28, 2016 at 1:15 am
        Can't make up his mind. Confused Bihari babu like Shot Gun..
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          JayHind
          Nov 28, 2016 at 2:52 am
          Since babri masjid demolition lt;br/gt;Queen who decides pm of India lt;br/gt;Nitishwa bahoot chalu hai England se gotee set hsi iska
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            JayHind
            Nov 28, 2016 at 2:58 am
            You belong to a weak race you don't even produc a world cl athletes ever and never go and drink with your sister yours ramdev bsba's langota drink
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              Dodo
              Nov 28, 2016 at 4:20 am
              Is Nitish Kumar different from Mr. Narendra Modi. He too has created fear among the people of Bihar nobody can dare to speak even a single word against him and his policies. Even Lalu licks his.....lt;br/gt;Nitish is ruling Bihar like his fiefdom and he decides what is good or bad for the state. Therefore he should not complain about central government's policies. Surprisingly he did not rake up prohibition in Punjab.
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                vish
                Nov 28, 2016 at 5:51 am
                What development Nitish is talking about ?when Modi was not even a PM what Development Nitish has done in Bihar ?He should publicise his performance and also explain the Logic behind alliance with Congress and RJD against whom he was making corruption charges .
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