Nitish Kumar to take oath as CM today, Tejashwi Yadav to become his deputy
New Delhi : Hours after submitting a resignation, Nitish Kumar will be taking oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar on Wednesday. He also announced a 'grand alliance' that also includes Tejashwi Yadav, who will be taking oath as his deputy CM.
Hours after resigning from the post, he came back to Raj Bhawan to stake claim to form the new government.
Both the leaders sat in one car to reach the Raj Bhavan. Besides them, JD-U leaders Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh, Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, Shrawan Kumar and other leaders were also present.
Earlier, Nitish Kumar met the Governor to submit his resignation and then straight away, went to Rabri Devi’s residence at 10 Circular Road to meet Tejashwi Yadav and other leaders of the Mahagatbandhan.
Amid hectic political activities, sources told news agency IANS that a broad consensus on the government formation has been built, which includes retaining Nitish Kumar as the chief minister, Tejaswi Yadav the Deputy Chief Minister and Speaker from the RJD.