Sunday, June 16, 2013

Nitish Kumar to Meet Bihar Governor DY Patil at 2pm

Rohit Dhyani: Nitish Kumar to meet governor DY Patil at 2 pm; seek vote of confidence, and amid indications that the Janata Dal-United and the BJP are set to end their alliance. Rajnath Singh to address media. The splits is sets to final between JDU-BJP.
Nitish to tell governor that he has support of 118 MLAs and five independents. The BJP ministers are likely to give their resignations to Sushil Kumar Modi, who will hand them over to Nitish Kumar. JD (U) has 118 MLAs in 243-member Bihar assembly and needs the support of only four more MLAs to reach the magic figure. There are 91 MLAS from BJP, 21 from RJD and one each from LJP and CPI in the state assembly.