Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will develop his cupboard tomorrow, with the largest chunk of seats going to alliance associate Rashtriya Janata Dal, sources advised NDTV at this time. The RJD could have 16 cupboard seats and Mr Kumar’s Janata Dal United 11, sources mentioned. Two legislators from the Congress and one from Jitin Ram Manjhi’s HAM (Hindustani Awam Morcha) and one Unbiased member will even take oath. The Bihar cupboard can have a most of 36 ministers.
The ceremony might be held round 11.30 am on the Raj Bhavan, sources mentioned. Mr Kumar and his deputy — RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav — took oath on August 10.
Sources mentioned Mr Kumar is more likely to retain all ministers from his get together barring one. Ally RJD is more likely to identify a brand new set of ministers slicing throughout castes, going by its new “A to Z” slogan.
It isn’t but identified which means the plum portfolios like house, finance, taxes and Street development will go. Within the final authorities, Mr Kumar dealt with the house ministry.
There may be hypothesis that Tejashwi Yadav, who was Mr Kumar’s deputy within the Grand Alliance authorities, is more likely to get well being, finance and street development, which was half the BJP’s share.
The brand new authorities is more likely to show majority on the ground of the meeting subsequent week.
Mr Kumar had damaged away from the BJP and shaped authorities with the RJD and different events, together with the Congress, earlier this month.
Needled usually by state BJP leaders since his get together’s lacklustre efficiency within the 2020 state polls, Mr Kumar determined to finish the tie-up earlier this month, satisfied that Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah was attempting to separate the get together.
Sources mentioned he felt that the BJP was making an attempt a repeat of the Maharashtra mannequin – the place the Uddhav Thackeray authorities was dismantled with the rise up by senior Shiv Sena chief Eknath Shinde who’s now the Chief Minister.