Nitish Kumar sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Bihar
Nitish Kumar, the President of Janata Dal(United), has been sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Bihar for the sixth time and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi was sworn-in as the Deputy Chief Minister. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administered him the oath of office and secrecy at Raj Bhavan in Patna on July 27, 2017.
Earlier, on July 26, 2017, Nitish Kumar had resigned as the Chief Minister citing irreconcilable differences with RJD on corruption charges against Lalu Prasad’s son and former Deputy CM Tejaswi Prasad Yadav. Then, the JDU President joined hands with the BJP to form a new government in the state.
Topics: Government of Bihar • Government of India • Janata Dal • Janata Parivar • Keshari Nath Tripathi • Lalu Prasad Yadav • Nitish Kumar • Railway Ministers of India • Sixth Nitish Kumar ministry • State governments of India • States and union territories of India • Sushil Kumar Modi