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Nitish Kumar seeks image correction through ‘social reforms marketing campaign’ in Bihar – Patna News

Nitish Kumar, who’s ruling the state for final 16 years and is now in his fourth straight time period as Chief Minister, can be searching for to undertake reforms in his get together, the Janata Dal-United, after it got here in third in the current state Assembly elections.

Senior leaders of ruling JD-U imagine that there’s a problem to rule the state, particularly after it bought a lot lesser seats than its ally BJP in 2020 Assembly polls.

Moreover, rising crime instances have damage the image of Nitish Kumar, as the federal government’s concentrate on strict implementation of liquor ban, has led to policemen unable to take care of different crimes.

The Chief Minister has began the social reform marketing campaign from Motihari city in east Champaran and alerted folks about social evils resembling consumption of liquor or involvement in crime. At the identical time, he has directed administration and police to take stringent motion towards the accused.

The Additional Chief Secretary, Home, has directed police headquarters to arrange a listing of needed criminals, gangsters, bail jumpers, parole jumpers, perform raids for his or her arrest and conduct speedy trial towards them.

All District Magistrates have additionally been directed to recomend felony instances for fast trial as early as potential to make sure conviction of the accused.

Such a directive is seen on floor as Araria particular courtroom in Bihar has made a nationwide report by saying judgement of a POCSO case in a single day.

In the day-lengthy trial on December 15, Justice Shashi Kant Rai, the POCSO Court Special Judge of Araria district, held the accused responsible and in addition sentenced them to life imprisonment.

In 2021, Bihar Police registered 2,29,915 cognisable crime instances until October 2021, together with 2,378 murders, 8,707 kidnappings, 5,370 riots, 2,055 robberies, 1,274 rapes and 215 instances of dacoity in the state.

The instances of cognisable offences in corresponding interval of 2020 have been 2,14,968 which was lesser as in comparison with 2021.

When Nitish Kumar took over as Chief Minister from Rabri Devi in 2005, the legislation and order state of affairs was worse. Kidnappings was a part of organised crimes and gangsters have been ruling the state in parallel Murders, rape, land grabbing and politicisation of criminals have been the largest challenges confronted by Nitish Kumar then.

He had began the marketing campaign towards criminals in the primary and second time period of his authorities to alter the image of Bihar. He had taken a number of initiatives, together with speedy trials to crack down on infamous criminals, whereas gangsters-turned-politicians like Mohammad Shahabuddin, Anant Singh, Suraj Bhan Singh and many others have been put behind bars.

His authorities had really useful central companies provoke investigations towards them as properly. However, a number of the suggestions towards particular people have been seen as politically motivated as they’re a part of the opposition.

“Nitish Kumar wants to achieve the same image which he had achieved during first and second term of his government. He has smartly chosen to go on social reforms campaign in the state and at the same time also directed law enforcement agencies to take action against criminals,” stated a JD-U chief.

JD-U chief spokesperson Neeraj Kumar, in the meantime, stated that Nitish Kumar is a silent employee, who at all times takes care of social reforms, adopted by empowering folks in the society.

“He believes that once social reforms are achieved in a state like Bihar, other challenges like crime will automatically reduce,” he stated.

“When Nitish Kumar took over as Chief Minister in 2005, there was complete anarchy in the state. Kidnappings were part of organised crime and massacres were taking place everywhere. Murder and loot were common affairs in the state. Nitish Kumar managed to wipe out organised crimes and massacres from the state and it was possible through social reforms and awareness in the society,” he added.

“He (Nitish Kumar) managed to connect with common man and make them understand about the consequences of social evils. At that time, anarchy, massacres, youths involved in criminal activities were the social evils. Now liquor consumption is the biggest social evil and people of state should understand about it.”

Interestingly, in 2004 the instances of cognisable crimes have been 1,15,216 and 1,04,778 in 2005. When Nitish Kumar took over as Chief Minister in 2005, the instances of cognisable crimes in 2006 was 1,10,716 which was greater than 2005. The determine additional rose to 1,18,176 in 2007.

Rashtriya Janata Dal spokesperson Mritunjay Tiwari stated: “Nitish Kumar is in power for last 16 years. What was the need of ‘Samaj Sudhar’ (social reforms). The system has completely collapsed. There is complete anarchy in bureaucracy. Even ruling ally Hindustani Awam Morcha chief Jitan Ram Manjhi questioned the liquor ban. I firmly believe that system reforms are required more than social reforms in Bihar.”

HAM spokesperson Danish Rizwan stated: “The events organised under the social reforms campaign is funded by state government. Hence, we believe that he should also include at least one representative of other NDA parties as well. Every party has good sway in its respective areas. For example, HAM has great sway among Dalit community. If he includes us, it will send a good message among all communities in the state.”

Under the social reforms marketing campaign, Nitish Kumar will go to majority of the districts in the state and it’ll finish on January 15 in Patna.

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