Bihar Mahagathbandhan 2.0: CM Nitish announces portfolios of new Ministers
CM Nitish Kumar has retained the Home Department while Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav got the Health Department. See full list on Dynamite News:
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his cabinet on Tuesday, with the biggest chunk of seats going to alliance partner Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). The new ministers were administered the oath of office by Governor Phagu Chauhan.
Soon after, Nitish Kumar distributed the departments to the new Ministers.
A total of 31 ministers were inducted into the Bihar cabinet today. The RJD got 16 ministerial berths, followed by the Janata Dal (United) which kept 11.
Two legislators from the Congress, one from Jitin Ram Manjhi's Hindustani Awam Morcha and the lone Independent MLA, Sumit Kumar Singh, also took oath as cabinet ministers.
CM Nitish Kumar has retained the Home Department while Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav got the Health Department. JD(U)’s Vijay Kumar has been given the charge of the Finance department and Tejashwi’s brother Tej Pratap has been made the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
The total strength of Bihar Cabinet, including CM and Deputy CM, is 33.
Here is the list of new Ministers with portfolios