�2.63 lakh cr spent on asset creation during NDA rule in Bihar, says Sushil Modi

 thehindu.com  09/17/2020 05:40:51 

Bihar deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi. File   | Photo Credit: Ranjeet Kumar

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Wednesday said that the state government has spent 2.63 lakh crore on construction of roads, bridges, irrigation facilities, buildings and power supply infrastructure in the past 15 years.

Building Construction Department alone spent 19,778 crore on erecting buildings, Mr. Modi said.

Several iconic buildings were built during the NDAs 15 years of rule in the state, the deputy chief minister said, claiming that not a single major building was constructed by the government during the 15 years of the RJD rule.

With a few exceptions, majority of the important installations in Bihar were built by the British rulers, he said while addressing a function where Chief Minister Nitish Kumar digitally inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 29 buildings.

The NDA is building its campaign for the coming Assembly elections in Bihar around 15 years of Mr. Kumars rule versus a decade-and-half of the Lalu-Rabri regime.

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