The Nitish Kumar administration expanded the cabinet with an additional 31 ministers following a significant political upheaval in Bihar. Most of the ministers are members of Yadav’s RJD political party.
One week after exiting the NDA coalition, Nitish Kumar unveils the new cabinet for his state.
As he previously stated, he introduced the minister before August 15. These ministers must now take an oath in front of the governor or the assembly.
Nitish Kumar may have up to 36 ministers, including the chief minister, serve in the Bihar government, according to reports. Some ministerial positions, according to insiders, were kept vacant in anticipation of potential future cabinet expansion.
Ministers who had taken the oath,
Today saw a total of 31 new appointments to the Bihar administration. The RJD had 16 ministerial positions, followed by the Janata Dal (United), which kept 11.
Two Congress members, one member of Jitin Ram Manjhi’s Hindustani Awam Morcha, and Sumit Kumar Singh, the sole Independent MLA, also took the oath of office as cabinet ministers.
The majority of the ministers from his party that Nitish Kumar kept on were 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.
Tej Pratap Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav’s brother, Alok Mehta, Ramanand, and Surendra Prasad Yadav, Kumar Sarvajeet, Lalit Yadav, Samir Kumar Mahaseth, Chandrashekhar, Jitendra Kumar Rai, Anita Devi, and Sudhakar Singh are all members of the RJD.
Surendra, Israel Mansuri, and The oath were taken by Shahnawaz Alam, Shamim Ahmed, and Kartikeya Singh. Santosh Suman, a representative of the Hindustani Awam Morcha, was sworn in and Congress members Afaque Alam and Murari Lal Gautam were nominated as ministers.
The Bihar cabinet may consist of up to 36 ministers, including the chief minister. Some ministerial positions, according to insiders, were kept vacant in anticipation of potential future cabinet expansion.
Nitish Kumar left the BJP last week to work with the RJD and other parties to build a coalition government. Tejashwi Yadav of the RJD and the chief minister took the oath of office on August 10.
He believed, by reports, that the BJP was attempting to follow the Maharashtra model, where the Uddhav Thackeray administration was removed by a top Shiv Sena official. Shinde is the chief minister at the moment.
The Bihar Grand Alliance has a total strength of 163. After Independent MLA Sumit Kumar Singh confirmed his support for Nitish Kumar, the party’s actual strength rose to 164.
The Bihar Assembly will demonstrate its majority the assembly on August 24.