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Special status for Bihar: Nitish to meet PM today

IANS  New Delhi, March 18, 2013
First Published: 08:35 IST(18/3/2013) | Last Updated: 10:53 IST(18/3/2013)

After holding a rally in New Delhi for demanding special status for Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday.

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"The Bihar chief minister will first meet Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia at 10.45am, and then meet finance minister P Chidamabaram at 11.45am," official sources said.

"At 4.30pm, he is scheduled to meet the Prime Minister," the official said.

Sources said the chief minister would stress on granting special status for Bihar, which was the focus of his 'Adhikar Rally' held in New Delhi on Sunday.

Nitish Kumar would also attend a Bihar festival around 1pm on Monday.

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