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Patna: The Chief Minister of Bihar, after maintaining that nearly three crore people took part in the last Friday's 'World's Longest Human Chain' to publicize prohibition in Bihar, tweaked the number on Monday by one crore saying the actual number, after receiving reports from all districts, stood at four crore making it, without any doubt, the world's largest participation in any such event.
Patna: In an attempt to dispel any murmur of crack within the Grand Alliance in Bihar led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the leaders of the Janata Dal – U, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and Congress held a joint press conference in the presence of Kumar, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Ashok Kumar Chowdhary and other party leaders.
Patna: Members of the Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) in Patna on Monday held what was described as 'anti-NDA Agenda Convention' to excoriate Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his decision to demonetize Rs. 500 and Rs. 2000 notes in India.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar whose penchant for political grandstanding is legendary, thanked the people of Bihar for pulling off one of the biggest feats of his political life when a reported 2.5 crore people of the state formed what is being described as the 'world's longest human chain ever' across the state that is poised to find a place in the Limca World Record Book.