With the election of Nitish Kumar because the chief of the ruling NDA in Bihar, all eyes are actually set on who shall be his deputy and different ministerial colleagues in his authorities. There may be some suspense whether or not Sushil Kumar Modi will proceed as deputy chief minister or if the saffron get together would select a brand new face.
Names of eight-term MLA from Gaya city Prem Kumar and that of Kameshwar Choupal, a Dalit MLC who had laid the muse stone for the temple at Ayodhya within the Nineteen Nineties, are additionally doing the rounds for the publish within the political circles. Nevertheless, Prem Kumar stated, ”I’ve not been staking any declare. We’re all dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of creating Bihar Atmanirbhar. NDA leaders will amicably resolve who must be the chief and the deputy chief.
There are robust indications that Sushil Modi, who has been deputy chief minister since 2005 and is thought to share glorious rapport with Kumar, could also be retained. Sushil Modi accompanied Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who’s in Bihar to supervise the NDA assembly in run-up to the federal government formation, from the state guesthouse to the chief minister’s residence giving credence to the speculations concerning the deputy CM’s publish.
Additionally it will likely be fascinating to see who all from the 4 NDA constituents — the BJP, JD(U), Hindustani Awam Morcha and Vikassheel Insaan Celebration (VIP) kind the state cupboard. The outgoing Bihar authorities had a complete of 30 ministers, together with Nitish Kumar and Sushil Modi. Amongst them 18 had been from the JD(U) and the remaining 12 from the BJP.
With the BJP rising as the most important get together within the NDA with 74 MLAs and the JD(U)’s tally taking place to 43 from 71, it might be fascinating to see if the saffron get together, which has sacrificed the publish of the chief minister in honour of its pre-poll promise, will insist on having a bigger share within the cupboard. A complete of 24 ministers of the earlier cupboard had contested the polls and 10 of them, each from each the JD(U) and the BJP, misplaced.
Kumar, Sushil Modi and 4 others are members of the state’s Legislative Council and didn’t contest the polls. Among the many shedding ministers from the JD(U) are Shailesh Kumar, Santosh Kumar Nirala, Jay Kumar Singh, Krishnandan Verma, Ram Sevak Singh, Ramewsh Rishideo, Khursid alias Firoz Ahmed and Lakshmeshwar Rai.
From the BJP, Suresh Kumar Sharma and Brij Kumar Bind are the 2 ministers who misplaced. Since, two pre-poll constituents HAM and VIP have gained 4 seats every, pushing the NDA’s tally previous the magic determine of 122, there shall be illustration from them within the cupboard this time.
Jitan Ram Manjhi, who heads the HAM has made it clear that since he has already served as chief minister he gained’t take up any ministerial task.