New Delhi :
"The former prime minister Indira Gandhi’s rule was worse than the British reign in India." Well, the embarrassment has been brought down on Congress by none other than ally Bihar government.
The above references have been made in the history of Bihar section under state profile.
According to a report in a leading daily, the Congress, which is in alliance with JD(U) and RJD in Bihar, is planning to take the matter with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
Congress has strongly reacted to the instance with leader Chandan Yadav saying that the references to Indira Gandhi were totally unacceptable.
"The former PM was a very popular leader and people in Bihar remember her for empowering the downtrodden," he added.
Meanwhile, Bihar government has said that they were not aware about the contents on the website and promises to get it checked.
However, the content can still be seen on the website. You can also read the matter here! (Click on state profile in the left and read the fifth stanza in 'Modern History' segment.)
The article on modern history which was published on Bihar government website read: