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Never called mid-day meal a political conspiracy: Nitish Kumar

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 00:14

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday that he had never stated that the mid-day meal tragedy a political conspiracy.

Nitish made the comments while talking to a news channel at his weekly janta durbar.

Meanwhile, the police today filed a chargesheet against the school principal Meena Devi and her husband Arjun Rai, where 23 children had died after consuming poisonous food in Chapra district. Both of them are currently in jail.

Earlier, the Bihar CM and Education Minister PK Shahi had hinted that the entire tragedy was a conspiracy carried out by their rivals, But as per reports, there is no mention of any conspiracy angle in the chargesheet.

Nitish also told the news channel that it was the job of the police to carry out the investigation.

First Published: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 00:14

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