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:
Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lallan Singh
Khurshid Alam Firoz
Jai Kumar Sinha
Dinesh Chandra Yadav
Vinod Narayan Jha
Brij Kishore Bind
Pashupati Kumar Paras