PATNA: The resignation of Bihar social welfare minister Manju Verma in shelter home sex scandal has apparently terrorized the people the government.
On Thursday, Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma offered prayers to the chair before grabbing the office as the new social welfare minister.
Verma who heads the education department portfolio has been given additional charge of social welfare after Manju Verma resigned on Wednesday.
“Mistakes have happened here but slowly everything will be corrected,” he told the media after taking the charge of office.
The sex scandal took place at a government-run shelter home in Muzaffarpur town being run by an NGO headed by Brajesh Thakur, now in jail.