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Updated Sun, 15 Nov 2020 03:37 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
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After being elected the leader of the NDA Legislature, Nitish Kumar said that he did not want to become the Chief Minister. He said that he wanted a BJP leader to become the Chief Minister. But on the request of BJP, he has accepted this post. After being elected leader, he reached Raj Bhavan and claimed to form the government. After this the Governor has invited him to form the government.
Nitish Kumar will become the chief minister for the fourth consecutive time
The NDA elected JDU president Nitish Kumar as its leader on Sunday and this paved the way for Kumar to become the chief minister for the fourth consecutive time. Sources said that Nitish Kumar was elected the leader of the alliance in the joint meeting of the NDA. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar left for Raj Bhavan after the meeting.
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A joint meeting of NDA constituents was held in the presence of senior BJP leader and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Apart from Kumar in this meeting, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Rajnath Singh, party's election in-charge Devendra Fadnavis, party's state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav, Hindustani Awam Morcha (WE) leader Jeetan Ram Manjhi and Vikas Insaan Party (VIP) party leader Mukesh Sahni joined.
Senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh, who was appointed supervisor of the BJP, reached the Chief Minister's residence after reaching Patna. Earlier, the meeting of the BJP Legislature Party was postponed, which was to be held at 10 am. In the BJP Legislature Party meeting at the Chief Minister's residence, newly elected MLA from Katihar Tarkeshwar Prasad has been elected as the leader of the BJP Legislature Party. At the same time Renu Devi was chosen as Upaneta.