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Nitish Kumar to be sworn in as CM on Friday

November 24, 2010 12:42 IST

Following the National Democratic Alliance's landslide victory in the Bihar assembly elections, Janata Dal-United leader Nitish Kumar will take oath as chief minister of Bihar for the second time on November 26.

Official sources told rediff.com that Nitish Kumar, 59, is likely to be sworn in as chief minister of Bihar on Friday at the historic Gandhi Maidan in Patna.

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Nitish Kumar was sworn in as chief minister of Bihar on November 24, 2005.

A visibly happy Nitish Kumar went to the Raj Bhavan to submit his resignation on Wednesday even as counting of votes in all 243 assembly constituencies was underway. The Bihar cabinet on Tuesday decided to recommend the dissolution of the state assembly to Governor Debanand Konwar.

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MI Khan in Patna