Nitish's cabinet meeting with a difference

Updated: December 29, 2009 16:27 IST

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his ministers held a meeting at Rajgir in Bihar, an important Buddhist seat of learning. The cabinet arrived in cable cars and Nitish played a musical instrument, the Shanti Dhak.

Nitish\'s cabinet meeting with a difference
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday held special Cabinet meeting in Rajgir. The CM reached the venue in Helicopter while Cabinet used rope-way.
Nitish\'s cabinet meeting with a difference
The cabinet arrived in cable cars and Nitish played a musical instrument, the Shanti Dhak.
Nitish\'s cabinet meeting with a difference
The Bihar CM said that the special Cabinet meet in Rajgir was aimed at popularizing this great centre of Budhist learning as a tourist destination.
Nitish\'s cabinet meeting with a difference
Most of his cabinet colleagues used the rope-way to reach the venue.
Nitish\'s cabinet meeting with a difference
Nitish Kumar said he was camping in Rajgir because of its glorious past and history. "Our mission is to develop the area into a supreme tourist spot to earn revenue", he summed up.
Nitish\'s cabinet meeting with a difference
The chief minister is on a 5-day tour of Rajgir area where the state cabinet met at the convention centre near Stupa of Lord Buddha atop a hill.
Nitish\'s cabinet meeting with a difference
The Bihar CM seems to be enjoying his stay in Rajgir and he actively participated in cultural programmes.
Nitish\'s cabinet meeting with a difference
Nitish Kumar plays the Shanti Dhak along with a Budhist monk before the meeting of his Cabinet.

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