- The newly elected eight members of the Bihar Legislative Council took the oath.
- It was necessary to administer the oath to the new members before the commencement of the special session of the Legislative Assembly.
- Now these eight elected members can take part in the joint address of the proposed Governor on 26 November.
The newly elected eight members of the Bihar Legislative Council administered the oath on Sunday (22 November) by the Executive Chairman of the Legislative Council Awadhesh Narayan Singh at the meeting hall of the council. Awadhesh administered the oath of newly elected Legislative Councilors in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during an event held on Sunday in the Bihar Auditorium of Bihar Legislative Council.
These legislators took oath
Newly elected legislators Neeraj Kumar, Madan Mohan Jha, Devesh Chandra Thakur, Naval Kishore Yadav, Kedar Nath Pandey, N.K. K. Yadav, Sarvesh Kumar and Sanjay Kumar Singh were sworn in as members of the House. Protem speaker of Bihar Legislative Assembly Jeetan Ram Manjhi and Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad and other public representatives and dignitaries were present on the occasion.
Won the victory in the election from here
The counting of votes for these four seats in the teacher and graduate constituencies of the Bihar Legislative Council, which took place on October 22, began on November 12 and ended late on November 13. JDU’s Neeraj Kumar and Devesh Chandra Thakur, BJP’s NK Yadav and Naval Kishore Yadav, CPI’s Kedarnath Pandey and Sanjay Kumar Singh and Congress’s Madan Mohan Jha have retained their hold. Whereas Dilip Chaudhary, who is close to the ruling JDU executive president Ashok Chaudhary led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar from Darbhanga graduation area, could not save his seat and lost by 22,549 votes to Independent candidate Sarvesh Kumar compared to 15,595.
It was necessary to take oath before the assembly session
Before the commencement of the special session of the Legislative Assembly, it was necessary to administer the oath to the new members, so that they could take part in the joint address of the proposed Governor on 26 November. Among the new members, JDU, BJP and CPI have won two each, while one Congress and one Independent have also won.