RJD protests against Bihar government

Patna: The RJD on Tuesday held statewide protests and burnt effigies of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his government for allegedly putting restrictions on the freedom of press in Bihar evident from the remarks of PCI chairman Markandey Katju.

RJDI media cell incharge Randhir Yadav said several party activists led by its state president Ramchandra Purve collected at the busy Dakbunglow roundabout here and burnt the effigies of chief minister and his government.

Speaking on the occasion Purve castigated deputy chief minister SK Modi and other ruling NDA leader for their alleged remarks against Katju.