Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM for fifth time
Nitish Kumar sworn in as Bihar CM for fifth time. 28 ministers took oath with Nitish kumar along with RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s two sons Tejaswi and Tej Pratap. 12 each from RJD and JD(U) and 4 from congress. Nitish took oath at historical Gandhi Maidan.
Lalu’s both sons fumbled while taking oath. Both could not pronounce the word apekshit (expectations) correctly and instead he said upekshit (neglected). First Tejaswi did mistake, but when Tej Pratap made same mistake Governor Ramnath Kovind asked the Tej Pratap to repeat his oath. Lalu’s both sons won assembly election from Vaishali district.
In VVIP guest, vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi CM and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah, former Delhi CM Shila Dixit, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, NCP leader Sharad Pawar and former PM HD Deve Gowda. Rajiv Pratap Rudi and Venkaiah Naidu present as central government representative.
Tejaswi Yadav appointed as deputy CM along with in charge of road construction and building construction departments. Tej Pratap will look after health and environment departments. RJD senior leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui appointed as finance ministry.