An arrogant Bihar CM Nitish Kumar refuses to answer questions about floods in his state saying American cities and Mumbai were hit too. Kumar is now a pale shadow of the ‘sushasan babu’ that he once was. He should not take public trust, as also the BJP’s support, for granted.
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