Nitish Kumar-Led Govt To Prove Majority In Bihar Assembly On Aug 24

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Patna: Nitish Kumar led government’s floor test to prove majority in the Bihar Legislative Assembly will take place on August 24.

On Wednesday, Janata Dal (United) chief Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav took oath as Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar.

According to reports, Nitish Kumar, after being sworn-in as Bihar Chief Minister for the eighth time, called for first cabinet meeting on Wednesday. In the meeting, Nitish Kumar passed a proposal to call a special session of the Assembly on August 24 – for him to prove his majority – and the Legislative Council on August 25.

Notably, Nitish Kumar walked out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and stitched an alliance with Opposition RJD to form a government in Bihar. After breaking the alliance with BJP, Kumar alleged that the former ally was trying to break his party.

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