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Sushil Modi's equation with Nitish has led to his ouster from Bihar stage

For someone who for years, resisted moving to New Delhi, Sushil Modi will be a welcome presence


Aditi Phadnis
So Sushil Modi is completely and truly out of Bihar. His nomination to the Rajya Sabha in the vacancy caused by the death of Ramvilas Paswan suggests the Prime Minister has other plans for him. There is talk of a cabinet reshuffle and chatter that he might be accommodated in the Central government. He certainly will not feel out of place.

His contribution is not inconsiderable. He headed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) task force when the tax was being negotiated with the states (2011-13). In 2012, he played a key role in reviving talks over GST when he
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First Published: Nov 28 2020 | 12:09 AM IST

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