BJP to Nitish: Sack 'bungalow rent' ministers

| Updated: May 07, 2017 12:09 IST

New Delhi Bengaluru [India] May 7 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday demanded Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to sack his ministers, who are accused of renting out their official bungalows for private functions. Bihar BJP president Nityanand Rai termed the news reports as unacceptable and demanded resignations of the accused ministers. "There is chaos like situation in Bihar. It is unacceptable that the ministers have been renting out their official bungalows to private persons. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar should sack the ministers involved in renting out their official bungalows for marriages," Rai told ANI. Another BJP leader, S Prakash termed the incident 'as a new change that the new dispensation has brought into Bihar'. He said it was very shameful that the Bihar ministers have been lowering the respect of the post they were holding for some petty cash. "It is very unfortunate that official bungalows are being rented out for marriage and other private functions for petty cash. This is the new change the new dispensation has brought into Bihar. Now only the people who are looting and indulging in all types of criminal activities are part of Nitish government," said Prakash. He demanded the Bihar Chief Minister to immediately sack ministers involved in the case. "If Nitish has some respect to the promises he made, then he should immediately sack those ministers who have indulged in such shameful act of renting out their official bungalows for private function for petty cash," demanded Prakash. News reports say that some ministers in the Nitish Kumar-led government have been renting out their official bungalows for private functions. Two Bihar Ministers, Abdul Ghafoor and Shivchandra Ram are accused of allowing private functions in their official bungalows for hefty rent. Ghafoor and Ram are MLAs of Lalu Prasad Yadav led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). (ANI)

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