“I am pained to say that after reminding the officers time and again, this small repair work of the embankment was not done. The result is that the embankment has breached between 75 to 78 km and almost all of Saharsa district is under a sheet of water. The situation is horrifying there and the district administration or the engineers of the Irrigation Department have not done what they should have done in the situation. Rome was burning and Nero was playing his flute and this is what this Government is doing.”To get things in perspective, this statement was made in 1984. Read the complete article at IndiaTogether.
Same mistake again and again
Karpoori Thakur, a former Chief Minister of Bihar, in Bihar Vidhan Sabha during the zero hour.