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Nitish welcomes Rabri Devi`s candidature

Last Updated: Monday, April 9, 2012 - 17:30

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday welcomed opposition RJD`s decision to make former chief minister Rabri Devi its candidate for the ensuing biennial elections to the state Legislative Council scheduled for later this month.

"It is good to know that Rabri Deviji is coming to state Legislative Council... I congratulate her for seeking to become the member of the Upper House," Kumar told reporters.

JD(U) would renominate its present MLCs for the vacancies in the state Legislative Council, he said.

Kumar congratulated the Council Chairman Tarakat Jha for introducing a new system of asking of questions by MLCs and the evaluations.

"It is a good initiative for Parliamentary arrangement," he said and hoped it would help improve the functioning of the Upper House.


First Published: Monday, April 9, 2012 - 17:30
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