And now, politics over Kosi
Enquiries into reasons for Bihar floods shadowed by Centre-state bickering
OFFICERS and ministers who failed to maintain the Kosi embankment, leading to floods displacing about three million people, may go scot-free because of the tussle between the Bihar and Union governments.
Union Minister of State for Water Resources Jai Prakash Narayan Yadav is bent upon dissolving the judicial probe of the floods, citing objections from the Ministry of External Affairs (mea).
Three inquiry teams have been constituted after the breach: the state