New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday addressed party workers at a massive conclave in Patna, and said his party will contest Bihar Assembly Elections with NDA (National Democratic Alliance) and will win more than 200 seats. Also Read - Nitish Kumar: A Teetotaller Whose Pastimes Include Watching Films, Reading Books - 10 Facts About Bihar CM On His B'day
While addressing the ‘Karyakarta Sammelan’ at the Gandhi Maidan, the chief minister said, “Let us resolve to ensure that the NDA will win more than 200 seats in Bihar assembly polls,” Kumar told party workers. Also Read - Bihar Assembly Passes Anti-NRC Resolution; Nitish Kumar Seeks NPR Updation as Per 2010 Format
Saying that the law and order situation has improved in the state, he said the ratio of crimes to population is among lowest in the country in Bihar.
“We ensured justice for Bhagalpur riot victims by bringing to book those guilty of the massacre,” he also added.
Talking about the National Population Register (NPR), the Bihar CM said it will be implemented in the state on the basis of 2010 format.
“As far as NPR (National Population Register) is concerned, it will be on the basis of 2010 format and we’ve also passed the resolution in the state Legislative Assembly,” he added.
‘Karyakarta Sammelan’ of the JDU was a virtual show of strength by the party before the assembly elections due later this year.
“We are looking forward to receiving inspiration from the chief minister. His addresses are always special. But this time, it is more so as it falls on his birthday,” JD(U) spokesperson Rajiv Ranjan Prasad told PTI.
On Sunday, the Bihar CM celebrated his 69th birthday. The NDA in Bihar comprises the JD(U), BJP and Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party.