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Neta-voter disconnect in Bihar poll priorities

Neta-voter disconnect in Bihar poll priorities

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nitish Kumar has just finished his speech at a public meeting in Garhbanaili in Purnea. Some people linger on after he leaves in a chopper, and among them are two first time voters—18-year-olds Mohammed Taqeer Alam and Mohammed Ishtiaq of the nearby Deodha village. Alam, a science student, wants to study engineering in Bangalore but […]

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Purnia

Purnia

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Purnia is a city and a municipality in Purnia district in the Indian state of Bihar. It formerly had a flourishing Jute industry. Phanishwar Nath ‘Renu’, a famous Hindi writer was from Purnia. It is the oldest district in the state of Bihar. In 1912, Bihar and Orissa were carved as separate provinces out of […]

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