According to a top BJP source, the portfolio of home may go to one of the two deputy chief ministers from the saffron party.
According to media reports, Nand Kishore’s name was finalised at a meeting of the NDA constituents at a late-night meeting on Sunday.
Newly elected MLA Shahnawaz Alam of Jokihat, who won recently for the first time in Bihar assembly elections, was threatened to death.
BJP leader Nand Kishore Yadav is set to be the Speaker in the new Assembly. Nand Kishore won from the Patna Sahib Assembly seat.
The oath-taking event will also be attended by BJP president JP Nadda.
Bihar Government Formation 2020: There are chances the JD(U) having 43 MLAs could get 12 ministerial berths while the BJP having 74 MLAs could get 18 ministers with one ministerial berth to be allotted to both Vikasheel Insaan Party (VIP) and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), as per the reports.
According to media reports, the Nitish Kumar government will comprise of 36 ministers, 15% of the 243-member assembly.
Tarkishore Prasad has replaced Nand Kishore Yadav as in-charge of BJP legislators, including members of the legislative assembly and council.
Nitish Kumar, who was invited by Governor Phagu Chauhan to form the government, said that the list of ministers will be decided by late Sunday evening or early Monday.
Sumit Singh is believed to be supporting the NDA government as an independent MLA.
Congress General Secretary Tariq Anwar has also accepted that due to the weak show by Congress the grand alliance could not form a government in Bihar.
Mehboob Alam is one of three CPI (ML) legislators who managed to win in the 2015 election, when the CPI (ML) stood alone in the elections with JD (U)-RJD- Congress alliance on one end and BJP-led NDA alliance on the other.
The Delhi Deputy CM said that his party had laid emphasis on education, resulting in government school students in Delhi getting into IITs, as well as healthcare.
Nitish Kumar- led NDA was back in power in Bihar on Wednesday with a majority.
The Assembly session was convened on the demand of several tribal organisations which were pressing for separate code in the census.
The RJD, which had contested 144 seats, had won 60 and was leading at 16 a strike rate of about 53 %, according to data on the Election Commission website at 11.15 pm on Tuesday.
Tiwari said the RJD under Tejashwi managed to win 75 seats, one more than the mighty BJP, where most of the top leaders campaigned against him and called him ‘jungleraj ka yuvraj’.
The Bihar leaders of the Congress are now criticizing the party’s central leadership for failures, and saying that Congress has to come out from the set protocol that elections could be fought from Delhi.
The campaigning by the two helped Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) garner votes, taking the NDA cross the majority-mark of 122. It bagged 125 seats, three more than the numbers required for a simple majority.
The RJD emerged as the single-largest party in the House with 75 seats.
In Kishanganj, the Congress candidate could manage the win by a close margin of around 1,000 votes as the AIMIM got more than 41,000 votes.
Of the 243 seats, 125 have gone in favour of the ruling coalition headed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and 110 to rival Grand Alliance.
The Grand Alliance led by the Rashtriya Janata Dal had lost in a closely fought battle with the NDA led by the JD(U).
In Seemanchal, where the Grand Alliance could not repeat its performance, the AIMIM won five seats and senior leaders of the Congress — Abdul Jalil Mastan and Tausif Alam — lost to AIMIM candidates.
Imarti Devi was defeated by relative of her child’s spouse, Congress’ Suresh Raje, who had left the BJP to join the Congress party ahead of by-polls, by 7,265 votes.