Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is more likely to develop his cupboard in December because the winter session of the meeting concluded in November after the formation of the brand new state authorities. Throughout this time the opposition events, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and the Congress hurled political barbs on the ruling Nationwide Democratic Alliance (NDA) authorities.
There may be broad hypothesis throughout the political spectrum particularly with the opposition RJD claiming that not a single Muslim can be given a cupboard berth within the Nitish authorities.
Not a single Muslim candidate from the ruling NDA has reached the Bihar meeting so it’s sure that if the Bihar CM desires to have a Muslim face within the cupboard, he would seemingly be a Legislative Council member.
Throughout the current Bihar elections, the Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) didn’t area a single Muslim candidate whereas the JD-U fielded 11.
As per the constitutional provisions, total 36 ministers could be appointed within the state cupboard which at current has 13 ministers, together with the Chief Minister. There are solely 4 JD-U ministers in addition to Nitish Kumar. Twenty two extra ministers are but to be appointed.
Mevalal Chaudhary was additionally included as cupboard minister within the Nitish Kumar-led authorities however later resigned for alleged involvement in corruption. At current, all cupboard ministers have been assigned 5 departments every. On account of this Nitish Kumar might quickly develop his cupboard concerning which he held a gathering with senior JD-U leaders on November 29.
Sources say that Nitish’s cupboard is more likely to be expanded quickly. If sources are to be believed, a gathering of the NDA would quickly be held the place Nitish would focus on the possible names of MLAs to be inducted as ministers into the cupboard.
On this cupboard growth, at the least 10 new faces from the BJP may get a possibility which can embody MLAs who’re younger and belong to the Different Backward Lessons (OBC) and the Dalit neighborhood.
The JD-U may additionally give a possibility to new faces from the celebration within the cupboard growth and may additionally embody a Muslim minister.
After the Bihar election outcomes, the JD-U is enjoying the position of the ‘youthful brother’ within the NDA authorities because it had received much less meeting seats than the BJP. The JD-U has already began planning its future political plan of action.
A JD-U chief believes that as anticipated the celebration didn’t get the help of the Muslim voters in Bihar, whose brunt the celebration needed to bear within the current elections.
Nitish Kumar may attempt to ship a message to the Muslim voters by giving a ministerial berth to a Muslim from the celebration.