Nitish inaugurates duplex bungalows for MLCs

Patna, Nov 18 (PTI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumaron Monday inaugurated here duplex bungalows for legislativecouncil members (MLCs).

Kumar, after the inauguration, also inspected thefacilities available in the bungalows -- built under thehousing scheme for legislators, an official release here said.

A total of 75 duplex bungalows for the MLCs are set tocome up on 18.56 acres at R-block Digha road in the statecapital, the release said.

Of that, 55 were ready for possession and constructionwork was under way for the remaining ones.

The chief minister also handed over symbolic keys to14 MLCs on the occasion.

The 450-crore housing project for the MLCs will haveall modern amenities, including community centre, conferencehall, shopping centre, landscaped garden and parking area.

Each furnished bungalow costs Rs 82.50 lakh,government sources said.

The construction work, which began in January 2016, isexpected to be completed by June 2020, they added. PTI ARRMS RMS