Decks had been cleared on Friday for the formation of a brand unique authorities in Bihar with Nitish Kumar, who’s situation to come aid because the chief minister, handing over to Governor Phagu Chauhan the resignation of his ministry and the advice to dissolve the enlighten meeting, officials
Kumars JD(U), BJP, HAM and Vikassheel Insaan Celebration had met informally at 1, Anney Marg, the Chief Minister’s legitimate situation, where it changed into as soon as made up our minds that every person the newly elected NDA MLAs will meet on Sunday and formally elect Kumar as their leader.
“The meeting will open at 12: 30 pm on Sunday, 15 November where all further selections would possibly be taken,” Kumar had advised newshounds later.
He had moreover acknowledged the most contemporary enlighten cabinet would possibly be holding its closing meeting in the night where a name on the dissolution of the meeting, the tenure of which expires on 29 November, would possibly be taken.
“These formalities want to be done earlier than the formation of a brand unique authorities. The cupboard’s solutions would possibly be forwarded to the governor whose nod would possibly be followed by other steps leading to the formation of a brand unique authorities,” Kumar added.
At the cabinet meeting, which lasted barely 10 minutes, the chief minister thanked all his cabinet colleagues for their cooperation, acknowledged Rana Randhir, a BJP leader who held the cooperatives portfolio in the dissolved cabinet and has returned because the MLA from Madhuban.
Despite the BJP rising because the perfect celebration in the ruling alliance with 74 seats, 31 bigger than the JD(U), the head leadership of the saffron celebration, at the side of Top Minister Narendra Modi, has emphatically truly handy Kumar because the next chief minister.
He changed into as soon as declared the ruling coalition’s chief ministerial candidate great earlier than the election job had began.
Instructed sources moreover acknowledged complications discussed on the informal meeting of NDA leaders included the illustration of every and each constituent in the unique cabinet and election of the meeting Speaker.
Hypothesis is rife that the BJP might possibly possibly push for an EBC or a Dalit as a Deputy CM even supposing it changed into as soon as no longer clear whether or no longer the insistence changed into as soon as on replacing old leader Sushil Kumar Modi, who has been holding the publish for the most fragment since 2005, or replicating the experiment in adjoining Uttar Pradesh where two leaders allotment the publish.
One among the names doing the rounds for the Deputy CM’s publish is that of Kameshwar Chaupal, a Dalit with deep roots in the Sangh who changed into as soon as famously chosen for laying the foundation stone on the Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya in the 1990s.
Supporters of Chaupal, a member of the legislative council, lent credence to speculations as they had been seen chanting slogans to the discontinue on the streets of the metropolis.
Within the meantime, the NDA which has three extra MLAs than the magic resolve of 122, bought a shot in the arm when Just legislator from Chakai Sumit Singh met the chief minister and prolonged serve. Singh is the son of Narendra Singh, a feeble enlighten minister and extremely fine Rajput leader from Jamui district.