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Nitish Kumar likely to be sworn in as Bihar Chief Minister on November 20

News Agencies | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 8:26 IST

Following the grand alliance's landslide victory in the Bihar Assembly polls, Nitish Kumar will reportedly take oath as Chief Minister of the state on November 20.

According to reports, meeting of newly elected legislators of the grand alliance will be convened in Patna in which leader of the grand alliance will be elected.

As per the constitutional norms, 36 ministers, including the chief minister, could be included in the new cabinet.

The Mahagathbandhan won 178 seats in Bihar, a commanding two-third majority in the 243-member assembly. The Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies had to settle for a mere 58 seats.

-ANI

First published: 10 November 2015, 1:32 IST
 
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