Nitish Kumar, often known as the Chanakya of Bihar politics, served as a minister in the Union Government of India and is the present Chief Minister of Bihar. During his early years as a politician, he was often inspired by Jayaprakash Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia, S.N Sinha, and VP Singh. He participated in Jayaprakash Narayan’s movement between 1974 and 1977. In his tenure as the railway minister of India, he introduced the Tatkal scheme for instant booking of tickets. As the chief minister, his flagship scheme, Mukhyamantri Balika Cycle Yojana was initiated. He worked towards several socio-economic reforms. During his tenure, the state of Bihar has seen a decrease in infant mortality rate, female illiteracy, and crime rate.