"Lalu had converted Bihar into a laboratory of corruption. He has been to jail in the fodder scam case. He has also created a situation wherein his wife, sons and daughters too are compelled to do rounds of courts and offices of investigating agencies", Mr Choubey said.
The Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, who is also BJP MP from Buxar, alleged "health services in the state collapsed after the NDA had ceased to be a part of the ruling coalition".
The Janata Dal (United) had snapped its 17-year-old ties with the BJP in June 2013 following objections from Chief Nitish Kumar over elevation of Narendra Modi as Prime Ministerial candidate. Mr Kumar won the 2015 assembly polls, forming a Grand Alliance comprising RJD, JD(U) and Congress, but returned to the NDA fold in July this year.
"Once some officials from Bihar approached the Centre for setting up super speciality centres at medical colleges in the state. So ill-prepared they were that they did not even carry a Detailed Project Report (DPR)", the Union Minister said to drive home the point.
"However, things have changed now. About seven or eight super speciality centres will be set up at the medical colleges across the state. The central health department has completed its work in this regard," he said.
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