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Will give befitting reply to Lalu: Nitish after taking oath as Bihar CM

He maintained that his decision to join hands with the BJP was in the state

IANS  |  Patna 

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Chief Minister Kumar said on Thursday that he will give befitting reply to the allegations made by (RJD) chief Prasad at an opportune time. He maintained that his decision to join hands with the (BJP) was in the state's interest.

"Will give befitting answers," Kumar told reporters when his response was sought on Prasad's allegations.

Prasad has alleged that Kumar has stabbed on the back of the people of and resigned as Chief Minister of the grand alliance (mahagatbandhan) not because of corruption allegations against but due to a murder case against himself.

Soon after taking an oath for the sixth time as Chief Minister, Kumar said that development of and justice was his priority.

"My commitment is for the people of and for the development of The decision is in Bihar's interest and for its development. I will continue to serve the people of Bihar," Kumar said.

The Chief Minister said that he would take the state to new heights of development.

First Published: Thu, July 27 2017. 12:40 IST