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Six times in 12 years: Nitish back as CM today after resigning last evening

This is his 2nd innings in last 2 years after he snapped ties late on Wednesday with RJD, Congress


Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar CM for 6th time
Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administering oath of office of CM to Nitish Kumar on Thursday. Photo: ANI

Kumar on Thursday took oath as Chief Minister with the (BJP) as a partner of his (JD-U), within hours of quitting the grand alliance (mahagatbandhan).

This is his second innings in the last two years after he snapped ties late on Wednesday with grand alliance partners and the over corruption charges against Deputy Chief Minister

The Raj Bhavan in Patna echoed with chants of "Kumar Zindabad" as Acting Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi administered an oath to Kumar.

The BJP's Sushil Kumar Modi was sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister replacing RJD's

Dawning the mantle for the sixth time in 12 years, Kumar took the oath in Hindi.

The new alliance has two days to prove its majority in the House.

First Published: Thu, July 27 2017. 11:19 IST