Tejashwi Yadav appointed Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar

Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi Yadav was on Friday appointed Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and was given charges of three portfolios in the new cabinet. Tejaswi's younger brother Tej Pratap was also given the charge of three ministries.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 20, 2015 7:44 pm
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Lalu Yadav’s son Tejashwi Yadav was on Friday appointed Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and was given charges of three portfolios in the new cabinet.

Lalu Prasad’s elder son Tej Pratap is the new health minister, official sources said. Tejashwi Yadav was allocated the portfolios of PWD, forest and environment.


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According to a statement issued by the Bihar government, Governor Ram Nath Kovind, acting on Nitish Kumar’s advice, had made Tejashwi Yadav the deputy chief minister.

Nitish Kumar has kept the home, information and public relation as well as general administration ministries with him.

RJD leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui has got the finance portfolio while JD-U leader Vijayander Yadav has been given the energy department.

Senior JD-U leader Lalal Singh, known to be close to Nitish Kumar, has been given the water resources development portfolio.

Congress leader Ashok Choudhary is the new education minister.

Earlier in the day, Nitish Kumar took oath as the chief minister of Bihar for the fifth time at a grand swearing-in ceremony at Gandhi Maidan in Patna.

Besides Nitish, 12 members each from RJD and JD(U) and four from Congress were administered oath as ministers.

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    Jan 18, 2017 at 11:48 pm
    What to say.if people like these becomes deputy cm then state ka kya hoga.bhai log aap logo na wish keya hai dt cm ko may be u should not send children to school kyu ki studies kar ka kya faida hai.aap apna baccho ko gunda banoa to ban hi jaya ga
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      Amarjeet kumar
      May 8, 2016 at 2:20 pm
      Road matters
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        mohd imran
        Jan 10, 2016 at 6:27 pm
        Respectfully my dear deputy c.m tejasvi yadav Ji aap ne jo Wada kiya tha yuva ke sath bus hum chahte hai aap unpar utrey rahe ummid karte hai aap wo Wada pura karenge .................
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          Md jahangeer
          May 3, 2016 at 4:38 am
          Are you good......but my request h aap se ki kuch younger brother kuch karna chahte h but manjil to dhikhta h lekin wha pahuchne ka rasta nahi milta. ....ham se ye do alfaj likhne me koi ghalti huwa h to mujhe aap maff karenge. .....have nice da y.....
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            Brij Kishor
            Aug 1, 2016 at 2:41 pm
            I want to meet dupty cm so plz help me because my family and nebhour is therding me, my contact no =9939045746
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