Mr Clean Nitish Kumar in 11,000 cr scam

Mr Clean Nitish Kumar in 11,000 cr scam

After being at loggerheads with BJP, the Bihar chief minister, Nitish Kumar, who has the reputation of being Mr Clean, is embroiled in a 11k crore scam and may have to face a CBI inquiry.The court directed the CBI director to be present before the court on July 26 when it would monitor the progress of the case.

The Patna High Court ordered a CBI probe into the alleged irregular withdrawal of Rs 11,412.54 crores from the state treasury between 2002-03 and 2007-08 for different welfare and development schemes without making available required bills to the accountant-general of Bihar. The Bihar Chief Minister, Mr Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister, Mr Sushil Modi (BJP), health minister Mr Nand Kishore Yadav (BJP) and 43 others have been named as accused in the case of “fraudulent withdrawal”.


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