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'Nitin Gadkari Is Very Positive...': Tejashwi Yadav Praises Union Minister After Meeting Him

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav discussed several road projects with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at the latter's Delhi residence.

'Nitin Gadkari Is Very Positive...': Tejashwi Yadav Praises Union Minister After Meeting Him Bihar Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav holds meeting with Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari at the latter's Delhi residence on Thursday

New Delhi: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav on Thursday called on Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari at the latter's Delhi residence and discussed several road projects in his state. Speaking to the media after his meeting, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader praised the senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

"I think Nitin Gadkari is very positive regarding development. We spoke about speeding up the projects in Bihar that were on hold for the last 11-12 years," Tejaswi Yadav told reporters.

"The most important demand was that there is no expressway in Bihar. We have demanded an expressway... He seemed positive for it," he added.

Taking to his official X (formerly known as Twitter) account, Tejashwi also posted some pictures from the meeting with Gadkari. 

"Today there was a positive discussion with Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari regarding the road projects of Bihar," he said.

"During the meeting, I demanded the construction of Buxar to Bhagalpur Expressway, a bridge parallel to JP Setu on Ganga, an elevated corridor between Patna to Koilwar and Anisabad to Didarganj. I also discussed the early completion of long pending projects of the Centre like Patna-Gaya, Hajipur-Chhapra, Maheshkhunt of Saharsa-Purnia NH, and Muzaffarpur bypass," he added.

Earlier, Yadav arrived in the national capital with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to meet Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. The meeting is seen as part of the ongoing efforts by the Opposition parties to forge a united front against the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in next year`s Lok Sabha elections.