Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar extended his bureau today, with the greatest lump of seats going to collusion accomplice Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). The new clergymen were directed the promise of office by Governor Phagu Chauhan.
A sum of 31 clergymen were drafted into the Bihar bureau today. The RJD got 16 pastoral billets, trailed by the Janata Dal (United) which kept 11. Boss Minister Nitish Kumar said the portfolios will be distributed later in the day.
Two administrators from the Congress, one from Jitin Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha and the solitary Independent MLA, Sumit Kumar Singh, additionally made vow as bureau pastors.
Nitish Kumar held the majority of the clergymen from his party, including Mohd Zama Khan, Jayant Raj, Sheela Kumari, Sunil Kumar, Sanjay Jha, Madan Sahni, Shravan Kumar, Ashok Choudhary, Leshi Singh, Vijay Kumar Chaudhary and Bijendra Yadav.
From RJD, Tejashwi Yadav’s sibling Tej Pratap Yadav, Alok Mehta, Surendra Prasad Yadav and Ramanand Yadav, Kumar Sarvajeet, Lalit Yadav, Samir Kumar Mahaseth, Chandrashekhar, Jitendra Kumar Rai, Anita Devi and Sudhakar Singh, Israel Mansuri, Surendra Ram, Kartikeya Singh, Shahnawaz Alam, Shamim Ahmed made vow.
Congress administrators Afaque Alam and Murari Lal Gautam were additionally drafted into the bureau as priests, while Santosh Suman was confirmed from Hindustani Awam Morcha.
The Bihar bureau can have up to 36 priests, including the Chief Minister. A few clerical billets were kept empty for future bureau extension, sources said.
Nitish Kumar had split away from the BJP and shaped an administration with the RJD and different gatherings recently. The Chief Minister and his delegate – RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav – made vow on August 10.
Sources said he felt that the BJP was endeavoring a rehash of the Maharashtra model – where the Uddhav Thackeray government was destroyed with the insubordination by senior Shiv Sena pioneer Eknath Shinde who is currently the Chief Minister.
The Bihar Grand Alliance has a consolidated strength of 163. Its viable strength move to 164 after Independent MLA Sumit Kumar Singh stretched out his help to Nitish Kumar.
The new government is probably going to demonstrate larger part in the Bihar gathering on August 24.