October 02, 2020

Bihar CM visits Aurangabad district

Aurangabad: Ignoring boycott call by Maoists against his visit, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday undertook Seva Yatra and visited naxal-infested Amba and Kutubagarh areas in Bihar’s Aurangabad district to inspect the development works being carried out by the authorities.

Kumar, who arrived here from New Delhi this afternoon, flew in a chopper to Aurangabad where he visited the Goh Circle and Block offices and went to Parta village under Amba police station where he offered prayers at a temple.

He stayed for an hour at archaeological site atKutumbagarh and directed the Divisional Commissioner K P Ramaiya to take immediate steps for development there.

Kumar also visited Mehfile Kalin to see weaving of carpets and inspected the Khadi Gramudyog centre at Obera.

He would camp in Aurangabad tomorrow and the day after.

Ahead of Bihar Chief Minister’s scheduled Seva Yatra today, Maoists had pasted posters in schools and government buildings asking the people to boycott his programmes in Aurangabad district.

The posters appeared in schools, community centres and government buildings under town police station late last night, police said.

Earlier Maoists had burnt road rollers of a private construction firm engaged in road construction at Parta village in the district on December 26.

The road was being repaired for Kumar’s proposed visit to the district.

Security measures have been tightened in Aurangabad.

Courtesy: PTI

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