He said that the election to the Bihar legislative assembly is in about three months ahead and it is the job of the election commission to assess the pandemic situation before taking a final decision.
The state health department has started this in an innovative way to promote family planning among the millions of less-educated migrant labourers returning from other states.
"Around 27 lakh residents of Bihar, stuck in other parts of country, have applied for assistance and most of them are at distant places. A bus will take six to seven days to bring them back," he said
He advised them to adopt schools and set up hospitals or take up missions for development under the moral responsibility of being the son of the soil.
He said that the 15th Finance Commission in its report for 2020-21 stated that the share of Bihar in the total shareable resource pool of the centre had increased to 10 per cent.
Citing figures to substantiate his claims, Modi said the RJD had given only five tickets to the backward society out of its 100 seats in 2015 assembly elections.
The Bihar senior BJP leader also said administrative and punitive action would be taken against officials if they refuse to carry out the NPR.
The senior BJP leader also rubbished the conspiracy allegation levelled by the RJD against his party in connection with Prasad's conviction by the court.