Patna, Aug 10: Janata Dal (United) Chief Nitish Kumar took oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the eighth time on Wednesday, August 10. Tejashwi Yadav was sworn in as the Deputy CM of the state.
The oath-taking ceremony took place at 2 pm at the Raj Bhawan today. Tejashwi Yadav’s wife Rajshri, former CM Rabri Devi, RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav and scores of party workers were also present at the ceremony.
This comes a day after Nitish Kumar announced the end of the Janata Dal (United)-BJP coalition and called on a Mahagathbandan’ of seven parties, with RJD as the prime partner.
Meanwhile, members of the BJP have come out to the streets of Patna to protest against the New alliance.