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Nitish Kumar ends 24-Hour Fast against Land Acquisition Bill

Nitish Kumar on Land BillBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday ended a 24-hour fast he began to protest against the central government’s land acquisition bill.

Before ending his fast, Nitish Kumar announced that his government would not implement the bill in Bihar, Janata Dal-United spokesperson Neeraj Kumar said. The bill, with amendments, has been passed by the Lok Sabha.

Nitish Kumar has described the proposed legislation as a “black law” that would hurt the interests of farmers. (IANS)

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