Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Bharat Ratna Awardee Karpoori Thakur Was Nitish Kumar, Lalu Yadav’s Mentor: 5 Information

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Karpoori Thakur was popularly referred to as ‘Jan Nayak’.

New Delhi:
Former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur shall be awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously, the Rashtrapati Bhavan introduced on the eve of his delivery anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a submit, described the chief as a beacon of social justice.

5 Information On Karpoori Thakur:

  1. Karpoori Thakur served as Chief Minister of Bihar twice within the Seventies – From December 1970 to June 1971 and from December 1977 to April 1979.

  2. He had been a mentor to many present era leaders of the state, together with Nitish Kumar and his ally Lalu Prasad Yadav, the RJD president.

  3. Throughout his quick stint because the Chief Minister, Karpoori Thakur imposed a complete ban on alcohol in Bihar however this was resisted by Dalits whose employment was depending on the toddy commerce.

  4. He was popularly referred to as Jan Nayak (individuals’s chief) – somebody who devoted his life to socially backward communities in Bihar.

  5. His tenure can also be finest remembered for implementation of the suggestions of Mungeri Lal Fee, whereby quotas for backward lessons have been launched within the state, a lot earlier than the Nineteen Nineties’ Mandal Fee modified the nationwide political contours.


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