"First of all it's a clear-cut violation of cooperative federalism that the state government has been kept in the dark, while BJP leaders are making statements about PM's special package for the state. But, whatever I have heard so far there seems nothing new in the proposed special package," Kumar told reporters here.

As per media reports, BJP leaders, including Sushil Kumar Modi, have been asserting that the PM might announce a special package worth Rs 56,000 crore at Saharsa rally tomorrow. "But, still I'll wait for the details of the PM's special package before making a comment on it," he said. Kumar stated he would observe protocol and go to Patna Airport to receive the PM tomorrow.

He, however, said he would not be present at Ara where the Prime Minister would lay the foundation of 10 roads of national highways, including a four-lane road from Buxar to Patna and a six-lane bridge at Koelwar in Ara.

"Road Construction Department Minister Rajiv Ranjan Singh Lallan will go to Ara for tomorrow programme," he said. But, Kumar sounded unimpressed saying "I am waiting to see whether the special package will have new projects or merely repackaging of the old ones." To drive home his point, he added the four-lane highways from Buxar to Patna for which the PM would lay foundation stone tomorrow was approved by the previous UPA government.

Accusing the Prime Minister of not fulfilling any promises he had made on the eve of the general elections last year, Kumar said "One Rank One Pension, return of blackmoney and distribution of Rs 15-20 lakh out of it to citizens are some of those."

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