"We are opening the 1.25 lakh crore package. We are working on the projects re-packaged in it. We will make public its reality," Kumar said while starting development projects worth Rs 19,500 crore in the state at a ceremony here.

"We will evaluate everything in the package and place them before you in the coming days. We will also see what happened to all our proposals submitted to the Central government regarding the needs for the state," Kumar added.

Modi had announced the whopping package for Bihar at the foundation stone laying function for national highway projects at Ara in Bhojpur district ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in the state.

The Bihar Chief Minister lambasted the Centre for not upholding the tradition of 'cooperative federalism' by way of taking suggestions or consulting the states.

"We never received any replies for all our proposals that we submitted to the Centre after meeting and consulting all political parties, barring one which did not come. If this is the kind of cooperative federalism you (Centre) practise, we have nothing to say," he said.

Kumar argued that he wanted Bihar not just to become an "investment destination, but also employment destination". He talked about his dream that the young generation does not have to leave the state in search of employment.

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