Regardless of bagging essentially the most variety of seats within the alliance, the BJP has determined to again Nitish Kumar as Chief Minister of Bihar, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself endorsing his management at a public operate on the BJP headquarters right here on Wednesday.
The BJP parliamentary board was to satisfy to ratify the choice. “All of us within the BJP are dedicated below Nitish Kumar’s management in Bihar to not go away any stone unturned in fulfilling our guarantees to the individuals who have reposed religion in us,” mentioned Modi.
Nitish Kumar, on his half, tweeted his response, thanking the PM for his help. “Individuals are our masters. We’re grateful to the voters for giving their mandate to the NDA. I thank the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his persevering with help.”
The method of the BJP-JD(U) alliance staking declare and a proper correspondence with the Governor will begin after the BJP’s parliamentary board provides its approval. Based on a BJP chief, the oath-taking ceremony for Nitish Kumar’s fourth time period as CM will occur solely after Diwali.
In the meantime, Modi didn’t hesitate to underline that in contrast to earlier elections when Nitish had the higher hand in Bihar, the BJP was the dominant participant within the State now.
In enlargement mode
He mentioned the BJP is the one get together that’s increasing throughout the nation and has elevated its seats in Bihar. The get together’s sweep of 41 of the 59 seats that got here up for by-elections held throughout 11 States was a validation of the Centre’s report of governance as additionally the dealing with of the Covid pandemic, he mentioned.
The BJP received 74 seats in Bihar and the JD(U) 43. Together with allies HAM and VIP, the BJP-led alliance has 125 seats, three above the bulk mark of 122 within the 243-member Meeting.
The Mahagathbandhan misplaced the race with the RJD successful 75 seats, Congress 19 and the Left events 14 seats respectively. The PM heaped scorn on the Congress and different such “household oriented events” which, he mentioned, have been “harmful for democracy”.