Follow Us:
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Bodhgaya blasts: Sushil Kumar Modi begins fast,mounts all out attack against Nitish

Modi was deputy CM in Nitish Kumar govt for over seven years before JD(U) parted ways with NDA.

Written by PTI | Patna |
July 8, 2013 1:49:40 pm

Mounting an all out attack against the Nitish Kumar government,senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today began a 24-hour fast in the state capital to protest against the serial blasts in Bodhgaya “due to security lapses” and the police firing in Bagaha.

Accompanied by Bihar BJP president Mangal Pandey and other leaders,Modi began his fast outside the Sri Krishna Memorial hall near Gandhi Maidan police station.

Speaking on the occasion,he lambasted the state government for police firing in Bagaha in which six Tharu tribal people were killed last month.

He also accused the government of adopting “insensitive attitude” towards the victims by failing to provide Rs 10 lakh compensation to kins of victim as demanded by the BJP.

Subscriber Only Stories
Delhi Confidential: Shashi Tharoor to receive Legion Of Honour, France&#8...Premium
Ashok Gehlot claimed rise in murder after rape, data shows otherwisePremium
Face tech behind Delhi riots arrests: ‘Accused told to match pose’Premium
Off public glare, India held first round of talks with NATO, agreed to ke...Premium

Modi,who was the deputy chief minister in the Nitish Kumar government for over seven years before JD(U) parted ways with the BJP-led NDA over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s elevation as the BJP’s poll campaign panel chief,also assailed the state government for its failure to prevent the terror attack in Bodhgaya yesterday.

Had the state government paid heed to the intelligence tip off and enhanced security at the Mahabodhi temple and adjoining areas,yesterday’s serials blasts in the temple town could have been prevented,he said.

📣 Join our Telegram channel (The Indian Express) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
First published on: 08-07-2013 at 01:49:40 pm
0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by

Featured Stories