India, Jan. 19 -- Braving cold weather, over five crore people joined hands at the call of chief minister Nitish Kumar to form human chain across Bihar to champion the cause of environment as part of the 'Jal Jeevan Hariyali' campaign on Sunday. On the occasion, messages about de-addiction and against child marriage and dowry were also spread.

Kumar, during his address at historic Gandhi Maidan in Patna, said that the targeted length would certainly be achieved due to reports of enthusiastic participation from all the districts, but the exact figure would be announced later by chief secretary.

However, later in the evening, chief secretary Dipak Kumar told media persons after gathering information from all the districts that the event e...