Kishanganj is the poorest district of Bihar, NITI Aayog report Lalu Yadav's attack on Nitish, said – should be ashamed
The NITI Aayog report has revealed that out of 38 districts of Bihar, Kishanganj is the poorest district. According to the latest report of NITI Aayog's Multidimensional Poverty Index, 60 per cent of the people in five districts belong to the rich category, while in 11 districts more than 60 per cent of the people belong to the poor category.
Minority-dominated Kishanganj district of Seemanchal region has 64.75 per cent people living below the poverty line (BPL), followed by Araria (64.65 per cent), Madhepura district (64.43 per cent), East Champaran (64.13 per cent), Supaul (64.10 per cent), They are from Jamui (64.01 percent), Sitamarhi (63.46 percent), Purnia (63.29 percent), Katihar (62.80 percent), Saharsa (61.48 percent) and Sheohar (60.30 percent).
Meanwhile, districts where 50 per cent of the people fall in the poor category include Munger (40.99 per cent), Rohtas (40.75 per cent), Siwan (40.55 per cent) and Bhojpur (40.50 per cent).