He also reiterated the state’s strong case for special category status ‘so that its share in central taxes should increase’.
Yadav said he would send his resignation to Lalu Prasad in a few days who can send it to the Speaker if he wants.
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The ceremony served as a big anti-BJP platform with prominent leaders of parties opposed to BJP assembling to show solidarity.
“Congratulations & best wishes to Shri Nitish Kumar on being sworn-in as Bihar CM,” Modi tweeted.
Serious repercussion for Kumar, as he has to lead his party JD(U) and allies RJD, Congress and CPI to Assembly election before Nov 25
Jitan Ram Manjhi who resigned from the post on Friday attended the swearing-in ceremony along with Sushil Kumar Modi.
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Manjhi would thank Nitish if he completes the agenda he had set for poor, otherwise will go to people and unmask Nitish.
BJP leaders were much in demand to explain Manjhi’s decision as nobody from the Manjhi camp had reached Assembly by then.
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