Chapra: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
Tuesday claimed that it was during his rule that the rule of law
had been established for the first time in Bihar.
Kumar said ever since he took over the reins of Bihar in
2005, he had worked overtime to improve the law and order
which had yielded results .
"Now couples can be seen moving around freely on the
streets of the state capital and other parts of Bihar even in
the late hours of the night", he said.
"Those who used to take law into their hands are now
fearing the law enforcing agencies", the chief minister said.
The chief minister who was addressing the 19th
conference of Bihar Policemens` Association (BPA) at police
Line maidan here said the state government has decided to
increase the dress allowance from the present Rs 2,600 to Rs
4,000 annually on the persistent demands of the policemen.
The state government, he said, had also decided to
hike the deputation allowance of Bihar Military Police (BMP)
jawans deputed outside the headquarters .
“If a BMP jawan is posted outside his headquarters
for six months he will be entitled for additional salary for
the same period. Earlier, the BMP jawans were entitled for
only one-and-half months additional salary for being deputed
outside the headquarters", Kumar said.