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Bihar, Jharkhand chief secretaries to meet on asset division: Rajnath

Chief secretaries of Bihar and Jharkhand would meet to reach a settlement on distribution of assets between the two states.

Published: 27th June 2016 09:59 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th June 2016 09:59 PM   |  A+A-

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaks at the Maritime India Summit 2016 in Mumbai on Friday. | PTI

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RANCHI: Chief secretaries of Bihar and Jharkhand would meet to reach a settlement on distribution of assets between the two states pending since their bifurcation in 2000, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here today.

Singh said several issues between the two states needed to be resolved and today's Eastern Zonal Council meeting found solutions to several of them and the rest would also be resolved at the earliest.

Both the states would reach a settlement on division of assets in the chief secretary level meeting and, if necessary, the chief ministers of the two states would meet to find solutions, he added.

Earlier, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das raised several issues, including division of assets, during the Council meeting chaired by Singh.

Das also raised the issues of Bihar Bhavan and State Guest House in Delhi and division of joint fund meant for utilisation of Sainik Kalyan Directorate.

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav said one out of nine issues was solved today.



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