Patna: Responding to Chief Minister Nitish
Kumar`s appeal to JD(U) ministers, MPs and legislators to
contribute their one month`s salary for the Green Bihar
Campaign, party national president Sharad Yadav on Tuesday gave a
cheque of Rs 1,05,000 to him for the purpose.
Yadav, accompanied by party Rajya Sabha MP R C P Singh
and spokesman Sanjay Singh drove to Kumar`s residence and
handed over the cheque.
He also lauded the efforts made by Kumar for increasing
the green cover in Bihar and the two leaders took stock of the
political situation in the country.
As part of the campaign Kumar had laid thrust on
enrolling more than 50 lakh new members into JD(U) in Bihar
and aspirants would have to plant a tree each in their
He had also asked ministers, MPs, MLAs and MLCs belonging
to the party to plant a tree each in their respective