The National Democratic Alliance companions will meet on Sunday to determine who would be the subsequent Chief Minister of Bihar, Janata Dal United chief Nitish Kumar stated on Friday.
“The legislature party meeting will happen on Sunday, November 15 at 12.30 PM. Things will be discussed in detail and all decisions will be taken at that time. What is decided will be informed to you all after that meeting,” Mr Kumar instructed reporters.
In the not too long ago concluded Bihar election, Nitish Kumar’s JDU managed to win solely 43 seats, conceding the senior accomplice standing in favour of the BJP, which received 74 seats. The NDA collectively received 125 seats, three greater than the bulk mark within the 243-strong Bihar Assembly.
The RJD, led by 31-year-old Tejashwi Yadav, emerged because the single-largest celebration with 75 seats. The opposition alliance received 110 seats.
On Thursday, Mr Kumar stated that the choice on who would be the subsequent Chief Minister might be taken by the alliance, indicating the matter continues to be being mentioned regardless of a number of BJP leaders giving assurances that he would retain the publish.
The NDA had introduced Nitish Kumar as its chief ministerial candidate. However, critics say, the BJP tacitly supported ally-turned-rival Chirag Paswan – who fielded candidates towards Mr Kumar’s celebration however spared the BJP – to stem his measurement throughout the alliance.
The BJP, which has been denying the cost, says the election was fought with Mr Kumar because the alliance’s chief ministerial face and he’ll retain his publish.