Observing that the flood situation was limited but the drought was more severe, Nitish said effective measures were being taken to tide over crisis.
The spectre of drought is looming large over Bihar, something that state officials have acknowledged.
The Bihar cabinet today expressed
concern over the monsoon failure and said the drought-like
situation prevailing in 28 out of 38 districts of the state
was fast taking the shape of 1967 famine.
Bihar`s main opposition RJD on Sunday slammed the state`s NDA government for `failing` to make available adequate fertilisers, diesel, kerosene and seeds to farmers.
Day in Pics: 29th December
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