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Nitish hails ordinance withdrawal

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar welcomed the cabinet decision to withdraw a controversial ordinance aimed at protecting convicted lawmakers.“It is a welcome decision and a positive development,” he told the media.The Janata Dal-United leader

IANS [ Updated: October 02, 2013 19:56 IST ]
nitish hails ordinance withdrawal
nitish hails ordinance withdrawal

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar welcomed the cabinet decision to withdraw a controversial ordinance aimed at protecting convicted lawmakers.




“It is a welcome decision and a positive development,” he told the media.

The Janata Dal-United leader recalled that he had earlier urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take back the ordinance and supported Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's criticism of the ordinance.

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