Bihar CM criticises Centre over Thomas verdict

Last Updated: Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 20:12

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Thursday hailed as "historic" the quashing of the appointment of
CVC PJ Thomas by the Supreme Court and said the Centre had
never faced such an embarrassment.

Welcoming the judgement as "historic and important",
Kumar said, "Never before such situation occurred at the
national level. The Centre has also not faced such an
embarrassment before."

The chief minister said the verdict had proved beyond
doubt that the democracy of the country was "very very

"The Centre in this case has deliberately overlooked the
facts and later defended the decision. Now it is for the
Centre to decide what steps it wants to take in future."

Ridiculing the Centre, Kumar said, "The judgement is like
kirkiri (particle of dust) falling in the eyes of Centre."


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First Published: Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 20:12

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