Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has decided to return to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and he will remain the CM.
Bihar News: In a big jolt to I.N.D.I.A bloc, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has decided to return to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and he will remain the CM. According to ABP News sources, once the government is formed, an Assembly speaker will be elected.
The sources said that the number of ministers in the cabinet will be decided according to the old formula. There will be a reduction in JDU Lok Sabha seats and the party may get only 12 to 15 seats in the lower house. The step has been taken to accommodate the remaining NDA alliance parties, as per the sources. BJP is set to go with most of the old faces in the cabinet, but new faces will also be given a chance.
There are predictions that there may be some changes in the Deputy Chief Minister. Earlier Tarkishore Yadav and Renu Devi were made Deputy Chief Ministers. The cabinet composition will also have the same formula. Alongside BJP and JDU, other coalition partners including Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) are slated to be included in the cabinet.
On the political situation in the state, Bihar BJP MLA Gyanendra Singh Gyanu said that a change is certain and it is just a matter of time now. He further said that everything will be sorted in two days and will there will be NDA government in Bihar.
“A change is certain. It is a matter of short time now. In a BJP yesterday, the party has also taken a decision. Nitish ji is also ready. PM Modi also likes Nitish ji. NDA will win all 40 seats in Bihar if Nitish ji joins us….I think everything will get sorted in two days. There will be NDA govt in Bihar,” Gyanendra Singh said.
On the current political situation in Bihar, Congress leader Prem Chandra Mishra says, “I can say with confidence that Nitish Kumar will remain with the INDIA alliance. Nitish Kumar has resolved to throw BJP out of power, and we have trust in his resolve.”