Claiming that Rs 1.25 lakh crore special package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will change the shape of Bihar, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday charged Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of 'misleading' people of the poll-bound state by indulging in 'letter war' over the PM's package.
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Rs 1.25 lakh crore for poll-bound Bihar, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday said Punjab deserves the special economic package most in the country.
BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday said those opposing the special package to Bihar were against its development and claimed that it would usher in large scale development in the state and make it self reliant.
Rashtriya Janata Dal President Lalu Prasad denounced the Rs 1.25 lakh crore special package for Bihar announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, calling it a "political jumla" and different from special status which he had earlier promised.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has demanded a special package of Rs 3,000 crore from the Centre via NITI Aayog for overall development of Naxal-affected Bastar division comprising seven districts.
National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Wednesday criticised the Centre over the "delay" in granting a special package to the flood-affected people of J&K, alleging why the proposal submitted by the state government "remains an object of contemptuous neglect".