Big day for Bihar, we have formed a ‘balanced’ cabinet: JD (U)

Patna: Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav on Friday termed Nitish Kumar’s swearing-in ceremony as a ‘big day’ for Bihar and said that the grand alliance has tried to form a ‘balanced’ cabinet.

“It’s a big day. Bihar’s election has become the election of the nation. We have formed a balanced cabinet. Problem is everyone has limited numbers, but we have tried to form a balanced cabinet,” Yadav told ANI here.

“It will be disclosed at 2 p.m whether Tejaswi Yadav will be the deputy chief minister. We have invited many people irrespective of political boundaries. Today’s oath ceremony will show the result of the Bihar election. It’s our priority now to fulfill the promises which were made to the people of Bihar,” he added.

Senior JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar will be sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fifth time today in a swearing-in ceremony, which will be held at the Gandhi Maidan here at 2 p.m.

Governor Ramnath Kovind will administer the oath of office and secrecy to other council of ministers belonging to RJD, JD (U) and Congress parties.

According to reports, Rashtriya Janata Dal president Lalu Prasad’s sons, first time MLA Tejaswi Prasad Yadav and Tej Pratap Yadav, would be sworn in as cabinet ministers in new government. Tejaswi would reportedly be made deputy Chief Minister. (ANI)