Nitish Kumar seeks more road projects in Bihar

Pradeep Kumar / On 2017-10-14 14:18:20

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sought more road projects and bridges and direct road connectivity from the state to Varanasi.

"I request Prime Minister Narendra Modi to build road connecting Buxar (Bihar) and Banaras (Uttar Pradesh) as the number of pilgrims travelling to Banaras is more," Nitish Kumar said while extending support of the state on acquisition of land for the projects.

The Chief Minister also praised the Modi-led central government's functioning and different schemes.

Kumar said people of Bihar have huge expectation of development from the alliance of JD-U and NDA.

Kumar was addressing a gathering after Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone for four sewerage projects under the Namami Gange Programme and four national highway projects in Mokama area of Patna district.

The total outlay of these projects is over Rs 3,700 crore.

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