Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Buxar

Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Buxar

Buxar: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's convoy has been attacked in Buxar's Nandar during his "Vikas Samiksha Yatra".

As per the sources, Nitish Kumar was in the village to examine the development works done by his government, but the villagers attacked his convoy due to lack of the same in their area. But he admitted that Nitish Kumar was safe after being "rescued by security personnel". Although the chief minister escaped unhurt, some of his security men sustained serious injuries. Nitish Kumar was on his "Samiksha Yatra", which is the first hand-account of Chief Minister to review the development in the state.

An official release in Patna quoted Kumar as having told a public meeting in Dumraon block of Buxar district that the incident would be thoroughly probed to ascertain the cause for it. He said, "Some people, who were not happy with my commitment, provoked others for such things".

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The incident, meanwhile, set off a political slugfest between the ruling JD (U)-BJP combine and the RJD.

The Opposition condemned the attack, but said the CM introspect why he is facing protests from all corners. "It seems some parties like the RJD are unable to practice politics of ideology and have to resort to violence", said BJP Bihar President Nityanand Rai. "We will be questioning some suspects soon", said a senior police officer.

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