President Ram Nath Kovind
President Ram Nath Kovind

JD(U) delegation meets President over special status to Bihar

ANI | Updated: Jul 10, 2018 16:39 IST

New Delhi (India), July 10 (ANI): A six-member delegation of Janata Dal (United) met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday to discuss special status to Bihar.
JD(U) leader Ashok Chaudhary led the six-member delegation.
He told ANI that the President reacted positively to the discussion.
Chaudhary also requested the President to visit Bihar.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had also put forth the demand for granting special status to his state.
Kumar claimed that special status to Bihar was necessary since Bihar lagged behind on several key areas of human development like per capita income, education, health, electricity, institutional finance and others. (ANI)