Nitish Kumar's step against corruption is courageous: Nadda

DN Bureau

Meanwhile, Nitish Kumar has been sworn in as chief minister again by acting Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi.

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Patna:  Union Health Minister J. P. Nadda on praised Bihar's caretaker Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's move to resign, adding that his step against corruption is courageous.

Meanwhile, Nitish Kumar has been sworn in as chief minister again by acting Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi.

BJP wants development in Bihar. Nitish ji's step against corruption is a courageous one," Nadda told.

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Earlier, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hailed Kumar's decision to resign as chief minister and said that the rigid stand of Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav not to resign from the cabinet left the Janata Dal (United)- JD(U))- leader with no option but to step down from his post.

BJP leader S Prakash said, "Tejashwi Yadav was adamant not to resign from the cabinet after he was chargesheeted by the CBI in the disproportionate asset case. Nitish Kumar, who has a clean image, could not stand with the rigidness of Tejashwi (ANI)

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