Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar To Face Trust Vote Today

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FILE PHOTO: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and BJP leader Shushil Modi at Raj Bhavan in Patna

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar claimed to have the support of 131 MLAs, Lalu Prasad-led Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) firm on disrupting the special sitting as chief minister Nitish Kumar faces trust vote at 11 AM on Friday

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Kumar, who resigned on Wednesday evening, within a few hours staked claim to form the next government with the support of 58 National Democratic Alliance (NDA) legislators. In his letter to governor Keshri Nath Tripathi, he claimed to have the support of 131 MLAs.

The Janata Dal (United) has 71 MLAs and two of the four independents have already pledged their support to Kumar, taking his numbers to 131