Later a team was formed under the leadership of City SP Jitendra Kumar and the house was searched on Sunday evening.

LJP, which mainly draws support from a section of the Dalit community is set to begin its membership campaign on its foundation day on November 28.

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar emphasised on reducing pollution and said farmers found burning stubble will not be given agricultural subsidy.

On the fourth and final day of the Chhhath Puja, devotees in different parts of India thronged river banks to offer 'Arghya' to the rising sun on Sunday

The officers said they will ensure an ex-gratia to the family members and will make necessary arrangements to ensure that the incident does not recure.

Sanija Khatun, who also displays her chulhas at Patel path in the city, said: "I have been associated with the business for a decade now. My father-in-law used to make pots earlier and today we create around 80-100 chulhas and the sale is satisfactory. There is no Hindu-Muslim in this."

A youth threw ink at Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwani Kumar Choubey when he was visiting Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) on Tuesday to know the condition of dengue patients.

The relief amount of Rs 6000 will be disbursed through the Public Financial Management System (PFMS) directly to the bank accounts of those affected.

Apart from Patna, low-lying areas like Kankarbagh, Rajendra Nagar, Gardani Bagh, Dak Bungalow and SK Puri are also submerged in water due to heavy rainfall and choked sewage.

NDRF has rescued over ten thousand people from the state capital. The rescue teams have been rowing people across the flooded streets in inflated boats from the past few days.