Bihar cabinet portfolios: Nitish retains home

Portfolios allocated in Bihar cabinet; Nitish retains home, BJP’s Samrat gets finance

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Vijay Kumar Sinha, the other Deputy CM, has been given crucial portfolios of agriculture and road construction, it said.

Portfolios allocated in Bihar cabinet; Nitish retains home, BJP's Samrat gets financeAgencies

Portfolios were on Saturday allocated in the new Bihar cabinet headed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar who retained Home department, while giving away finance, held by his JD(U), to new ally BJP, according to a notification. Samrat Choudhary, one of the two Deputy Chief Ministers, got finance, a portfolio BJP has always got whenever it has shared power with the JD(U) president.

Vijay Kumar Sinha, the other Deputy CM, has been given crucial portfolios of agriculture and road construction, it said.

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