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Seeing the Kosi flood as an opportunity to score over Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar...

Seeing the Kosi flood as an opportunity to score over Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar,Railway Minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav had utilised his influence to organise relief material,both in cash and kind,for the victims. However,this is yet to be distributed,and the blankets,clothes and foodgrain are lying in Patna. Pointing out that the blankets would be useful to the people in the affected areas during winter,party leaders are unable to understand the delay in distribution. But those in the know feel that Lalu is waiting for the opportune time — when the general elections are just round the corner. “If it is distributed now,people will forget everything by election time,” said an RJD leader.

First published on: 12-01-2009 at 01:11:04 am
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