Congress in Bihar on Tuesday decided to continue with “unconditional” support to JD(U) government in Bihar and handed over its letter of support to Governor D Y Patil.
“We have handed over letter of support to the JD(U) government,” Choudhary said.
With the support of the four-member Congress, the numbers for the new JD(U) government has increased to 124 in the Assembly whose effective strength at present is 239.
Congress has four members in the Assembly at present and three members including PCC chief Ashok Choudhary in the Legislature Council.
With Nitish Kumar turning down the plea to withdraw his resignation as Chief Minister and choosing Manjhi as his successor yesterday, a JD(U) delegation had handed over a letter of support of 117 JD(U) MLAs, 2 Independents and 1 CPI to the Governor while staking claim to form the government.