PM Narendra Modi all praise for Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, liquor ban in Patna on Prakash Parv
Patna : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for arranging "Prakash Utsav" on the occasion of 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh.
He also praised him for positive steps towards banning liquor in the state.
"Nitish Kumar, his government and the people of Bihar deserve credit for making arrangement on such a large scale for holding the Prakash Utsav," Modi said while addressing the main function in the Darbar Hall of a makeshift gurdwara in a "tent city", set up in historical Gandhi Maidan, in the heart of Patna.
"Nitish Kumar has worked hard, day and night monitoring and personally inspecting preparations for the Prakash Utsav for months. He deserves credit for this mega event," the Prime Minister added.
Post arrival in Patna, PM Narendra Modi took part in rituals to celebrate the birth
anniversary; he offered prayers and also served during the "langar".
(With inputs from IANS)