First of July has been designated as Doctors’ Day in India. It happens to be the birthday of a very famous Physician of India, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. Ironically, he passed away also on July 1, 1962 on his birthday.
Mysterious encephalitis has resulted in the death of more than 54 children in Muzaffarpur and the toll is rising gradually.
When the section ‘Idea Bank’ was launched in PatnaDaily, I was very excited. However, with more than 2 months of its launch, I am a bit perplexed with the kind of response this section has generated so far.
I was very excited and happy that I was going to my home town of Bhabua in Kaimur district of Bihar.
Much water has flown in the Ganges since the advent of Nitish with his commitment to good governance. It’s true that he has been able to check crime with success and has been able to provide connectivity to the people of the state, however, the other side of the coin is damp and dark.
February 15th 2011 will be recorded as one of the unfortunate day in Indian democracy. Prime Minister of the world's largest democracy went on public, on national television citing that he is helpless. He is helpless yet he doesn’t want to leave the post. His entire body language showed his helplessness. He mentioned that he is in this state because of coalition politics. He is unable to act because of pressure from coalition partners.
I know a lot is being said about the changing dynamics of the state. My surprise findings in the last one month stay in Bihar is the change in people’s behavior. Earlier people use to be arrogant, impatient, short tempered and totally uncivil in nature. The relentless corruption, poor administration, rising population and diminishing job prospects, social division, large dependence on fraud and cheating to sustain livelihood, depleted education system resembling the pre-independence era, shaggy infrastructure, non-existent judicial system and dead industries were causing frustration among the people.
This is generally not my writing style, very seldom I start with conclusion but this time I am making an exception. Reason for this exception is really simple. Even if you don’t have time to read complete article, at least you will read the lines which has provoked me to write this page.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's March 17 talk on "Can Patna Survive Quake" after the Japan tragedy is an eye opener to Bihar State disaster Management Authority (BSDMA). PatnaDaily, long before on Nov. 5th, 2010, advocated on the public awareness program about natural disaster but even after a long gap, BSDMA failed to make the CM aware of the man-made disaster "Methane Bomb" on which over 10,000 apartments have been built.
One has money but does not have peace. He has peace but no money. He has money, peace but no intellect. He has money, peace, intellect but no good health. In totality one has to have balanced life to be successful and happy. Most of us ignore some of the most important aspects of having different health parameter.
The late Bibhuti Bhushan Dasgupta, ex-MP and a former Minister in the first and the second UF Governments of West Bengal was the eldest son of Nibaran Chandra Dasgupta (Purulia, the Gandhi of Manbhum. Bibhuti babu thus belonged more to Bihar and was consciously aware and proud of this fact.
Thanks to our Hon’ble Chief Minister Mr. Nitish Kumar for taking initiatives for industrial development in Bihar. After many years, Bihar has got a CM who is very serious about the growth of industries in Bihar.