JD-U leader demands probe into Nitish Kumar’s assetsFebruary 3rd, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 3 (IANS) Shambhu Srivastav, a senior leader of Bihar’s ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has demanded a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) probe into the assets acquired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his cabinet colleagues and top bureacrats.”I have demanded a probe by the CVC into the assets acquired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and political leaders, including ministers and administrative officers close to Nitish Kumar,” Srivastav, a legislator and former national spokesperson and general secretary of JD-U, told IANS here Tuesday.
Srivastav said his demand was “for sake of the credibility” of the JD-U-led government.
“From people on the streets to party workers, they are talking about corruption in high places in the state government. Let a probe by CVC reveal the truth,” said Srivastav, who was removed from all party posts last month after he raised the corruption issue.
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