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Claim: Not even 2% of schools in Bihar have computers. The figure for Assam is 7%, Uttar Pradesh 10%, Rajasthan 22%, Haryana 40%, Maharashtra 45%, and Gujarat 71%.

Who: Narendra Modi, Gujarat chief minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate.

Where: At a public meeting in Purnia, Bihar, on Monday.

Check: He is right.

These figures are from the District Information System on Education’s report that is compiled from state education departments by the National University on Education Planning and Administration established by the ministry of human resource development.

Source: Flash Statistics 2012-13 from the District Information System on Education

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