Villagers attack Nitish's convoy in Bihar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Nandar Buxar

Nitish Kumar is currently on a statewide tour called"Vikas Samiksha Yatra

Kumar inaugurated and laid the stones of schemes worth Rs 168 crores at Nandan panchayat in Buxar district and another 63 schemes worth Rs 228 crore at Ahinaura village in Kamur district on Friday. Two security personnel part of the CM convoy have suffered serious injuries. "Although, the security persons have received some injuries in the attack", officials said.

As soon as the chief minister returned to his convoy, to embark on his onward journey to address a scheduled public meeting in Dumraon block of the district, the crowd got restless and squatted before the convoy.

Nitish also said that he did not bother about such people.

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Nitish Kumar is now on a statewide tour called "Vikas Samiksha Yatra" from December 12 to ascertain the development situation in the state. "They try to mislead and provoke others but people should not get perturbed over such minor happenings". CM escaped unhurt in stone pelting.However about a dozen police personnel injured and half a dozen vehicles damaged in the attack. "I prefer to personally assess the ground realities and ensure that the basic amenities like roads, clean water and power reach every village and locality", Nitish said.

Earlier, the CM has been shown black flags and had to face anti-government slogans at some of his public meets during the yatra, especially by various contractual workers.

The incident, meanwhile, set off a political slugfest between the ruling JD (U)-BJP combine and the RJD. Meanwhile, Leader of the Opposition Tejashwi Yadav, son of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, tweeted: "Kumar must introspect why he is facing the wrath of the common people in all parts of the state during his ongoing yatra".

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