Patna Diary | Rohini Acharya is a migratory bird: BJP

She had come here like a migratory bird who went home after staying here for quite some time.
Patna Diary | Rohini Acharya is a migratory bird: BJP

Though Lok Sabha election is over, political party leaders continue to attack each other. A senior BJP leader Niraj Kumar Singh Babloo took a jibe at RJD leader Rohini Acharya who went to Singapore after unsuccessfully contesting Lok Sabha election from Saran seat. Acharya, daughter of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, was defeated by BJP MP and former union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy. Babloo, who is a senior minister in the Nitish Kumar cabinet, described Acharya a ‘migratory bird’ who flew to Singapore after she lost. She had come here like a migratory bird who went home after staying here for quite some time.

PM to inaugurate new Nalanda univ campus

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving on a day-long visit to Bihar on June 19. He is scheduled to inaugurate the campus of Nalanda University, named after the world-famous ancient seat of learning, at Rajgir in Nalanda district. Dignitaries like Governor Rajendra Vishwath Arlekar and chief minister Nitish Kumar are likely to attend the function. People are hopeful that PM Modi will offer something new to the international university. RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav took a potshot at PM’s frequent visit to Bihar and asked, “Will Bihar benefit from Modi’s frequent visit?”

Nitish promises 12 lakh jobs within a year

There will be plenty of jobs in the state in the days to come. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that the government was working in mission mode to provide 12 lakh jobs to people within a year. After chairing a high-level meeting, which was attended by chief secretary Brajesh Mehrotra and other officials, Nitish said that he has directed the officials to prepare a blueprint and start work on war footing to achieve the target. He said that two lakh jobs will be given to people in next three months alone. The government had earlier decided to give 10 lakh jobs under Saat Nischay Part -2. By the end of 2025, 11 lakh employment opportunities will be created.

Ramashankar
Our correspondent in Bihar
ramashankar@newindianexpress.com

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