Only four Bihar legislators declare assets


Patna, Jan 25 (IANS) Only four legislators in Bihar have declared their assets for 2012, more than three weeks after the end of deadline.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his cabinet colleagues have declared their assets. This is the third time details of assets of all 29 ministers were uploaded on the government website.

According to an official, the only four of the remaining legislators who have declared their assets include opposition leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui.

All others have ignored the government directive to declare their assets by Dec 31.

There are 325 legislators, including 29 ministers in Bihar.

Two years ago, Nitish Kumar made it mandatory for all legislators to declare their assets annually.

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