He also reiterated the state’s strong case for special category status ‘so that its share in central taxes should increase’.
Jitan Ram Manjhi who resigned from the post on Friday attended the swearing-in ceremony along with Sushil Kumar Modi.
Nitish Kumar apologises for quitting as CM, but can he recoup political losses in time for assembly polls?
JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar was on Friday invited by governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to form the government in Bihar
The seeds of this turmoil in the politically significant state was sown in the last Lok Sabha elections.
The Bihar poll will be more crucial for the BJP than Delhi’s was. It involves the egos of both PM Modi and Nitish.
“Take decision but implementation should be deferred till February 21,” the bench said.
“We are confident of proving majority on the floor of the house on February 20,” said Manjhi’s aide Vinay Bihari.
“We are confident of proving majority on the floor of House on February 20,” said Vinay Bihari.
Manjhi cabinet had approved journalists pension scheme and included Paswan among Mahadalits.
BJP said Bihar has been thrown into a political instability for which Nitish Kumar is solely responsible.
Manjhi has said it was for BJP to decide if it wanted to support him or not and he had met Union ministers and Bihar Governor for official work.
The students who had run away assembled at the residence of the district magistrate Saturday morning.
Manjhi, however, continues to remain leader of the house in his capacity as chief minister.
Nitish has staked claim to form the govt in Bihar, and has been backed by both Lalu Prasad’s RJD and the Congress.