The Governor's address spoke of progressive steps taken in different fields and also listed future priorities in the form of "7 resolves" for the next five years of the coalition ministry.
During the address opposition BJP and its allies protested against so-called 'achievements' of the government listed by the Governor. The Governor's speech claimed that there had been a fall in heinous crimes in Bihar.
According to National Crime Record Bureau report for 2014, while the national average of heinous crime for 2014 was 229.2 per cent per one lakh population, it was 174.2 per cent in Bihar, he said adding Bihar was at the 22nd position among states in terms of crime. To curb incidents of acid attacks, the government effected check on sale of acid besides providing adequate compensation and treatment to victims of acid attacks, he added.

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