Asked if Nitish Kumar’s pro-woman image has taken a hit following the case, Modi said that while the case was shameful for the government, Nitish had credibility among women.
The state finance minister, Amit Mitra, shot off a letter to Sushil Modi, chairman of the GST Implementation Committee, in this regard ahead of the GoM meeting.
The shelter home, the scene of the repeated crimes run by the main accused, Brajesh Thakur, is a dimly-lit five-storey structure.
Kumar said the alleged sex abuse of girls at the shelter home "has left us with a sense of shame and guilt".
Why is CM’s antaratma (conscience) not awakening now to resign? He resigned within an hour a year ago on a non-issue. He must resign again.
The RJD leader said CBI was brought in to probe the Muzzafarpur case only after his pressure.
The WHO report is also expected to say that unsafe sanitation caused an estimated 199 million cases of diarrhoea annually before the start of the Swachh Bharat Mission in 2014.
Convicted gangster Anand Mohan’s erstwhile People Party was the vehicle for Thakur’s attempt to enter politics in 1995 and 2000 on an assembly ticket from a seat in Muzaffarpur.
The three women members of the team interacted at length with many of the nearly three dozen girls against whom sexual assault has been proven now.
Trai Chairman R S Sharma had earlier dared hackers to harm him by posting his Aadhaar number on Twitter.
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