"We welcome the Lokpal Bill," said Nitish, who is also the JD-U leader, told reporters in Patna. (Agencies)
JD-U, which recently walked out of NDA, has nine members in Rajya Sabha and 20 in Lok Sabha.
Nitish however refused to comment on Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal, describing the bill as ‘weak and would not be in a position to send even a mouse to jail’.
"Every comment does not deserve a reaction from me," he said when his reaction was sought on Kejriwal's views.
The Bihar CM dwelled on the significance of Lokpal legislation and said that the state had already established a strong Lokayukta in furtherance of this.
"We welcome the Lokpal Bill," said Nitish, who is also the JD-U leader, told reporters in Patna.