BJP’s Tarkishore Prasad would be the new Bihar Deputy Chief Minister with Sushil Kumar Modi anticipated to be moved to Delhi for a put up within the union cupboard, sources informed NDTV on Sunday.
The MLA from Bihar’s Katihar, Mr Prasad was elected the BJP’s chief within the meeting a day earlier than Nitish Kumar is ready to take oath as Chief Minister for the fourth time.
“I’ve been given this accountability and I’ll perform the responsibility to the very best of my skill,” he informed information company ANI on his legislature occasion put up. Requested whether or not he was going to be Nitish Kumars deputy, he mentioned, “I can not touch upon it as of now.”
Sushil Modi, who was the Deputy Chief Minister in Nitish Kumar’s final cupboard and likewise the chief of BJP legislature occasion in Bihar earlier than 2020 Meeting polls, mentioned Mr Prasad was unanimously elected because the chief of BJP legislature occasion in Bihar.
“The BJP and the Sangh Parivar gave me a lot within the political lifetime of 40 years. I’ll discharge the accountability that can be given to me. Nobody can take away the put up of the occasion employee,” he wrote on Twitter.
He additionally congratulated Bettiah MLA Renu Devi on being elected as deputy chief of BJP legislature occasion.
“Heartly congratulations to four-time MLA from Bettiah Renu Devi, who comes from Nonia neighborhood for being elected as deputy chief of BJP legislature occasion,” Mr Modi tweeted
Earlier within the day, a gathering of the NDA was held the place Nitish Kumar was named because the chief, paving the way in which for his return as chief minister for the fourth consecutive time period.
The NDA secured the bulk within the lately held election to 243-member Bihar Meeting by profitable 125 seats this week.