Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday tendered his resignation from the submit after assembly Governor Phagu Chauhan. In a letter to the governor, he requested to dissolve the 16th Bihar meeting. The governor accepted the resignation and requested Nitish Kumar to proceed because the caretaker chief minister until the brand new NDA authorities is sworn in.
The tenure of the present Bihar legislative meeting is scheduled to finish on Novermber 29. On Sunday, the NDA allies will meet and after a consensus on the chief minister submit, it’ll stake declare to kind the federal government.
Earlier at this time, leaders all of the 4 constituents of the NDA Kumars JD(U), BJP, HAM and Vikassheel Insaan Party had met informally at 1, Anney Marg, the Chief Minister’s official residence, the place it was determined that every one the newly elected NDA MLAs will meet on Sunday and formally elect Kumar as their chief.
Despite the BJP rising as the biggest get together within the ruling alliance with 74 seats, 31 greater than the JD(U), the highest management of the saffron get together, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has emphatically endorsed Kumar as the subsequent chief minister.
He was declared the ruling coalition’s chief ministerial candidate a lot earlier than the election course of had began.
Speculation is rife that the BJP would possibly push for an EBC or a Dalit as a Deputy CM although it was not clear whether or not the insistence was on changing veteran chief Sushil Kumar Modi, who has been holding the submit for probably the most half since 2005, or replicating the experiment in adjoining Uttar Pradesh the place two leaders share the submit.
One of the names doing the rounds for the Deputy CM’s submit is that of Kameshwar Chaupal, a Dalit with deep roots within the Sangh who was famously chosen for laying the muse stone on the Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya within the 1990s.
Supporters of Chaupal, a member of the legislative council, lent credence to speculations as they have been seen chanting slogans to the impact on the streets of the town.
Meanwhile, the NDA which has three extra MLAs than the magic determine of 122, acquired a shot within the arm when Independent legislator from Chakai Sumit Singh met the chief minister and prolonged assist.
Singh is the son of Narendra Singh, a former state minister and highly effective Rajput chief from Jamui district.
(With PTI inputs)