Patna: Bihar can leapfrog to be counted among the many high 5 states of the nation in simply two years if the Centre fulfils the long-standing demand for particular standing, Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav stated on Saturday. The younger RJD chief claimed whereas complaining about insufficient central help for city native our bodies of the state and asserting that by its personal efforts, Bihar was the perfect performer by way of infrastructure progress. “Headquarters of all 38 districts within the state have city native our bodies. For the event of those, the Centre has, as per fifteenth Finance Fee suggestions, launched a paltry sum of Rs 7.35 crore,” fumed Yadav, who additionally holds the City Growth portfolio.
“We shall be getting only a fraction of Rs 1,988 crore earmarked for Uttar Pradesh. Our share is way smaller than that of Jharkhand, which is getting Rs 12 crore although it’s smaller than Bihar,” alleged Yadav.
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He stated Bihar sends 40 MPs to the Lok Sabha with voters of the state serving to “a celebration” assume energy on the Centre solely to get “step-motherly” remedy in return.
“Prejudice towards the state has are available in the way in which of its reputable demand for a particular class standing,” he stated.
Bihar is the main state in infrastructural improvement. If we get somewhat cooperation from the Centre and Bihar will get particular standing, the state will make it to the highest 5 states. However we do not get spl standing, there’s partiality towards Bihar: Deputy CM of Bihar, @yadavtejashwi pic.twitter.com/Jxzjuj7DSN
— Workplace of Tejashwi Yadav (@TejashwiOffice) November 5, 2022
“We’re the main state by way of infrastructure improvement. All that we want is a small assist from the Centre. If we get particular standing, we’ll make extra speedy progress, and find yourself among the many high 5 states in simply two years,” stated the 32 years outdated, who returned as Deputy CM three months in the past.
The demand for particular standing is being raised since 2000 when the bifurcation of Bihar disadvantaged it of mineral wealth and industrially better-off cities that went to Jharkhand.
The demand has intensified because the ascent to energy of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar who has, on occasion, sought to make it a ballot plank.