A joint assembly of the NDA legislature celebration shall be held in Patna right now whereby Nitish Kumar shall be elected as its chief. The choice was taken at an “casual” assembly of leaders of the 4 constituents in Bihar – the JDU, BJP, HAM and Vikassheel Insaan Occasion (VIP) on the residence of Kumar.
The important thing assembly will start at 12.30 pm right now and all additional selections shall be taken. The present state cupboard will maintain its final assembly within the night the place a choice on the dissolution of the meeting, the tenure of which expires on November 29, shall be taken.
Regardless of the BJP rising as the most important celebration within the ruling alliance with 74 seats, 31 greater than the JD(U), the highest management of the saffron celebration, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has emphatically endorsed Kumar as the following chief minister. He was declared the ruling coalition’s chief ministerial candidate a lot earlier than the election course of had began.
Although Kumar didn’t expose extra on what transpired throughout the assembly at his residence, knowledgeable sources stated the problems mentioned included the illustration of every constituent within the cupboard and election of the brand new meeting speaker.
Hypothesis is rife that the BJP would possibly push for an EBC or a Dalit as a Deputy CM although it isn’t clear whether or not the insistence shall be on changing veteran chief Sushil Kumar Modi, who has been holding the publish for probably the most half since 2005, or replicating the experiment in adjoining Uttar Pradesh the place two leaders occupy the publish.
(With PTI inputs)