Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar claimed that development had taken place in the state in last 16 years and denounced the comments of Prashant Kishor, poll strategist saying he did not care who said what.

Reacting to criticism of poll strategist Prashant Kishore that Bihar remained at bottom of all states on various development indices in last 16 years of good governance, Nitish Kumar said the scenario in Bihar had changed with all round development in last 16 years.

Chief Minister said that he never cared about who said what and maintained that things were decided on truth and baseless criticism was meaningless.

Earlier, the poll strategist Prashant Kishore on Thursday had had stated that Bihar remained bottom of all states in various development parameters even after Nitish Kumar claimed to provide good governance
during the last 16 years in the state. Prashant had also referred to the reports of NITI Aayog exposing the non development of Bihar.