The newly formed BJP-JD(U) government in Bihar gets a cabinet of 27 members who took oath on Sunday at Raj Bhawan. Out of the 27 ministers 14 ministers are from JD(U), 12 from BJP and 1 from LJP.

JD(U)’s Manju Verma is the only woman in Nitish Kumar’s cabinet. During the oath taking ceremony Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan were also present at the oath taking ceremony

A day after Nitish Kumar won the trust vote in the Bihar assembly, preparations were underway at the Raj Bhawan for swearing-in of new ministers.

Nitish Kumar on Wednesday resigned as the Chief Minister, dumping Grand Alliance partners Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress.

Meanwhile, BJP ally Hindustani Awam Morcha’s (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi, the only legislator from his party, announced that he will not join the cabinet.

 Here is the list of the ministers who took oath as ministers:

JD(U)

Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lallan Singh

Bijendra Yadav

Shravan Kumar

Krishnandan Verma

Maheshwar Hazari

Santosh Nirala

Madan Sahaney

Khurshid Alam Firoz

Sailesh Kumar

Jai Kumar Sinha

Manju Verma

Kapildev Kamat

Ramesh Rishidev

Dinesh Chandra Yadav

BJP

Nandkishore Yadav

Prem Kumar

Ramnarayan Mandal

Mangal Pandey

Vinod Narayan Jha

Suresh Sharma

Krishnakumar Rishi

Vinod Kushwaha

Rana Randhir

Vijay Sinha

Pramod Kumar

Brij Kishore Bind

LJP

Pashupati Kumar Paras

First Published | 29 July 2017 6:22 PM
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