Gates` visit exposes Bihar`s misery to world: Lalu

RJD President, Lalu Prasad today said the visit of Microsoft chief, Bill Gates to Bihar had exposed to the world the miserable condition of the state.

Updated: May 13, 2010, 23:14 PM IST

Patna: RJD President, Lalu Prasad today
said the visit of Microsoft chief, Bill Gates to Bihar had
exposed to the world the miserable condition of the state.

"The visit of Gates has exposed the sorry state of
affairs in Bihar to the world," Prasad told reporters here.

Prasad said "Gates was extremely disturbed to see the
plight of people and magnitude of poverty. Kumar`s claim of
good governance also stands exposed before the world," he
said.

Gates visited Khagaria and Banka districts to review the
works being carried out by the Bill and Melinda Foundation in
the field of health.

The Foundation also signed a Memorandum of Cooperation
(MOC) with the state government for eradication polio,
pneumonia and Kala-azar.

PTI