Ahead Of NDA’s decision to re-elect Nitish Kumar as the Chief Minister of Bihar, the JD(U) state President Vashshitha Narayan Singh hinted on the swearing-in ceremony date while speaking to ABP News.
Vashishtha Narayan Singh said that Nitish Kumar will meet the governor of Bihar today and will submit the proposal to form the government. Singh also said,” Tomorrow (16 November) is a good day to hold the swearing-in ceremony.”
Sushil Modi holds great co-ordination with Nitish Kumar: JD(U) State President
Speaking about Sushil Modi’s position in the Cabinet, Vashishtha Narayan said that he is perfect for the Deputy CM state and both Nitish Kumar and Sushil Modi have good coordination, but the final decision will be taken by NDA. Vashishtha Naryana also shed light on Chirag Paswan’s role in NDA’s victory and said that though he considered himself as the Hanuman of Prime Minister Modi but he tried to be an obstacle Lakshman (referring to Nitish Kumar). Such ministers just claim tall but don’t have anything on the ground.
Bihar has been awaiting NDA’s decision for the new Chief Minister of the state after the Nitish Kumar led alliance emerged victorious in the Bihar Election results. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leaders will meet at 12.30 pm on Sunday to formally choose its leader in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar said on Saturday. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be a part of the meeting.
NDA leaders had gathered at Kumar’s residence on Friday for informal interaction, the first such event after the election results were declared on November 10.
The NDA, which comprises the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Janata Dal (United), Hindustani Awam Morcha-Secular (HAM) and the Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP), won 125 seats in the 243-member assembly with the BJP alone winning 74 seats. The JD (U), which had 71 MLAs in 2015, had to settle for 43 seats while the HAM-S and the VIP won four seats each.
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