patna,(bihartimes): the number of people turning
up to nitish kumar’s rally is certainly dwindling.
even those who manage to get pass from janata dal
(united) workers and enter the venue are afraid
not only of disturbance from the crowd, but of the
police crackdown too. and then it is not possible
for everyone to get pass. in katihar, for example,
several journalists, could not get one and therefore,
the irony is that the chief minister himself is
oblivious of all these facts. he is more concerned
about his own security. the bureaucracy and
police, already under fire, have become all too
only the other day the jamui superintendent
of police, upendra kumar sharma, issued
an order banning anyone from wearing black
clothes or carrying anything black in hand.
nitish is to address a public meeting in the
district on oct 8. the issue was highlighted
by a television channel as it amounted to
violation of fundamental right.
but then in bhagalpur on sunday (oct 7) many
people could not enter the venue as they were
carrying umbrellas or having some black
however, the janata dal (united) leadership has devised a new method of packing the venue––not with crowd, but with cops.