Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday reviewed quake relief operations in border areas of the state even as schools and colleges reopened in the capital and other parts after remaining closed for two days due to the tremors.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday reviewed quake relief operations in border areas of the state even as schools and colleges reopened in the capital and other parts after remaining closed for two days due to the tremors.Kumar, who inspected the relief centre at Bettiah in the morning and instructed officials to maintain hygiene while preparing food packets, said about 5000 food packets, milk, and water are being sent to Nepal for quake victims daily through border points in Raxual, Bargania in Sitamarhi and Bettiah. He also inspected the items being placed in the relief packet. From Bettiah, the CM went to Sitamarhi to review relief operation in the district.<!– Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The CM had yesterday supervised relief work at Raxual which is witnessing maximum flow of people from Nepal. Kumar told reporters at Sitamarhi that the state government was sensitive towards victims of earthquake in various parts of the state as well Nepal which is a “friendly country.”The Chief Minister also held a meeting with officials at Sitamarhi air strip and gave necessary instructions regarding relief for victims of earthquake and the tropical storm earlier. The quake that jolted parts of Bihar left 58 dead and 180 injured, the state Disaster Management special cell said.Schools and colleges reopened today in Patna and other parts of Bihar after remaining closed for two days in the wake of earthquake and subsequent aftershocks.