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Episode 1574 September 28, 2021

Express Investigation: Political patronage in Bihar’s flagship water scheme

Five years ago, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had launched the state’s flagship scheme, Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal to provide clean drinking water to nearly 1.75 crore households. A recent Indian Express investigation has now revealed that several state political leaders and their families were handed contracts worth crores under this scheme.

In this episode, Indian Express’ Santosh Singh, who conducted this investigation, joins us to talk about its findings, how the scheme has affected people, and the political fallout of the investigation.


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Express Investigation: Political patronage in Bihar’s flagship water schemeFive years ago, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had launched the state's flagship scheme, Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal to provide clean drinking water to nearly 1.75 crore households. A recent Indian Express investigation has now revealed that several state political leaders and their families were handed contracts worth crores under this scheme. In this episode, Indian Express’ Santosh Singh, who conducted this investigation, joins us to talk about its findings, how the scheme has affected people, and the political fallout of the investigation. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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