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PATNA: Amid buzz that the BJP might go for veteran Dalit chief Kameshwar Chaupal as the brand new deputy chief minister as an alternative of incumbent Sushil Kumar Modi, the Bihar NDA held its first assembly after the elections on Friday.
The hypothesis strengthened after tons of of supporters of Chaupal raised slogans demanding his elevation as deputy CM, upon his arrival on the Patna airport. Chaupal is among the 15 members of a belief arrange on the instructions of the Supreme Court docket to assemble a Ram temple at Ayodhya.
He was additionally accorded the uncommon honour of performing the primary Shilanyas — laying the primary brick within the basis for the development of a Ram temple in Ayodhya on November 9, 1989 — as a part of the Sangh Parivar’s social engineering. He coined the slogan ‘Ram with Roti’, melding religion with livelihood.
Nevertheless, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar might not be comfy with a brand new deputy.
“Sushil Modi might not have a large vote financial institution however he’s nicely skilled in working ministries like finance,” some NDA leaders opined. As for Sushil Modi, the hypothesis is he may very well be despatched to the Rajya Sabha on the seat that fell vacant after the demise of LJP founder Ram Vilas Paswan.
Propping up Chaupal might additionally assist the BJP construct a Dalit vote financial institution to occupy the area vacated by LJP chief Chirag Paswan.
For his half, Chaupal mentioned he had no official phrase on any new project inside the authorities or the social gathering.
Later within the day, Nitish submitted his resignation. An NDA assembly on Sunday will take the method of presidency formation ahead.