Nitish Kumar visits temple in his native village

Patna: Ushering in the new year, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday visited his native Kalyanbigha village and offered prayers at a temple for peace and prosperity of the people.

Kumar also interacted with the villagers and heard their problems, officials said.

The CM was accompanied by members of his family, Bihar Rural Development minister Shrawan Kumar, JD(U) MP RCP Singh, Nalanda MP Kaushlendra Kumar and election strategist Prashant Kishore.

He also garlanded the statue of his mother Parmeshwari Devi on her death anniversary and that of his freedom fighter father late Kaviraj Ramlakhan Singh and wife late Manju Sinha at a park in Harnaut block of Nalanda district.