Issue Date: Apr 10, 2013
Bihar’s deputy chief minister, Sushil Modi, who also holds the portfolio of forest and environment ministry, has been accused of misleading the state Assembly on the health hazards of asbestos.
MLA Sanjay Singh (Tiger) had posed a question regarding health hazards of asbestos factories during the Assembly session that concluded last week. In his reply given on March 25, Modi cited a Supreme Court judgement and added, “So far there has been no study in the country to establish this fact in a credible manner.”
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