Politics

Nitish Kumar Keeps Home, New BJP Deputy Gets Sushil Modi’s Portfolios
Politics

Nitish Kumar Keeps Home, New BJP Deputy Gets Sushil Modi’s Portfolios

Patna: Newly sworn-in Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced the various portfolios allotted among his council of ministers, keeping the home portfolio for himself. A 14-member council of ministers was sworn in by Governor Phagu Chauhan on Monday in Patna. This included two Deputy Chief Ministers, Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi, both from the Bharatiya Janata Party. Almost all the ministries earlier handled by former deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi have been passed to Mr Prasad, including finance, while Ms Devi would be handling women development. Here are the top-10 developments on Bihar portfolio distribution front: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today kept the home portfolio for himself. This is besides handling portfolios like general administration, vigilance, ...