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How Bihar has changed under Nitish's rule

October 21, 2015 15:14 IST

As Bihar goes to the polls, the Rediff Labs team analyses the growth of the districts across the state by calculating the percentage change from 2001 to 2013 in three major fields -- education, employment and law and order.

In education, we have considered the literacy rate. In literacy rate, the districts

>> Kishanganj ( increased by 83%)

>> Supaul ( increased by 60%)

>> Sheohar ( increased by 58%) 

In employment, we have considered the unemployment rate. In unemployment rate the districts

>> Bhojpur (decreased by 45%)

>> Saran (decreased by 27%)

>> Vaishali (decreased by 23%)

>> Munger (increased by 144%)

>> Sitamarhi (increased by72 %)

>> Sheikpura  (increased by 70%) 

In law and order, we have considered the crime rate. In crime rate the districts

>> Siwan (increased by 148%)

>> Madhepura (increased by 141%)

>> Supaul (increased by 139%)

>> Kathihar (decreased by 38%) 

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