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Nitish Kumar's Convoy Pelted with Stones During Samiksha Yatra, CM Escapes Unhurt

Nitish Kumar is on a state-wide 'Vikas Samiksha Yatra' since December 12 to take a first-hand account and review the progress made in various districts on development schemes launched by his government over the years.

Alok Kumar | CNN-News18dmalok

Updated:January 12, 2018, 1:56 PM IST
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Nitish Kumar's Convoy Pelted with Stones During Samiksha Yatra, CM Escapes Unhurt
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addresses a gathering during 'Samiksha Yatra' in Darbhanga, Bihar on December 16, 2017. (PTI Photo)
Patna: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's convoy was attacked with stones during a 'samiksha yatra' in Nandar. The CM escaped unhurt but the security person received injuries.

Kumar is on a state-wide 'Vikas Samiksha Yatra' since December 12 to take a first-hand account and review the progress made in various districts on development schemes launched by his government over the years.

In December 2017, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav attacked Nitish Kumar over his 'Vikas Samiksha Yatra', saying it was a "scam" wherein crores of rupees from the public exchequer was being splurged on an image-building exercise.

Lalu claimed that for every district covered under the yatra, Rs 10 crore was spent from the public exchequer.
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