Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Sunday reiterated that he did not harbour the ambition of
becoming Prime Minister as people of the state had given him
the responsibilities to serve them to help build up a
"I don`t dream of becoming Prime Minister... people of
the state has thrust a great responsibility upon me to serve
them and help build up a developed Bihar," Kumar said while
addressing a conference for extremely backward Muslim
community in Patna.
"I know the fact well that there have been several Chief
Ministers in the country who harboured the ambitions of
holding the post of Prime Minister but ultimately they failed
to achieve the dream and also lost the post of Chief
Ministership," he said.
"Nobody knows what will happen in future... whatever
assignments I have in my hand I have to carry forward till
logical end... I know only one thing that I have to work for
the people of Bihar," Kumar said.
"I don`t get influenced by slogans projecting me as
future PM," he said.
Kumar accused the Centre of not extending help for
the uplift of minorities. "I have asked the authorities here
that they should not depend on allocation of funds from
the Centre and should try to execute the welfare programmes
for minorities through the Minority Financial Corporation," he