Patna. In the new government of the Grand Alliance, a total of 33 ministers have been made including Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Among them, there are 12 such, who have got a chance to become a minister for the first time. There are also five MLCs in the new cabinet, including the Chief Minister, while six people who became members of the Legislature for the first time have also become ministers. Seven out of 17 RJD ministers in the cabinet belong to established political houses or families in state politics.
Five other RJD ministers also from old political families
Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav and Tej Pratap Yadav are sons of RJD President Lalu Prasad and former CM Rabri Devi. Apart from this, five other RJD ministers are also from old political families. Bijendra Prasad Yadav is the oldest minister in the cabinet. According to the affidavit given to the Election Commission, the present age of Mr. Yadav is 76 years. At the same time, the youngest minister is Tej Pratap Yadav, whose age is 32 years.
The sons of former ministers also became ministers
Santosh Suman, son of former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi, has also been made a minister. Apart from them, Ashok Chaudhary of JDU, Sunil Kumar, Independent Sumit Kumar Singh and Sudhakar Singh of RJD are such ministers whose father has also been minister. Ashok Chaudhary's father Mahavir Chaudhary, Prohibition Minister Sunil Kumar's father Chandrika Ram, Science and Technology Minister Sumit Kumar Singh's father Narendra Singh were ministers.
Jagdanand Singh, father of Agriculture Minister Sudhakar Singh, is the state president of RJD
Jagdanand Singh, father of Agriculture Minister Sudhakar Singh, has been a minister in the Lalu-Rabri government for a long time. He has also been an MP from Buxar. At present he is the state president of RJD. Alok Kumar Mehta's father Tulsi Das Mehta, who was in the cabinet, was also a minister in the state government for a long time. Anita Devi's father-in-law Jangi Singh Karpoori was also a member of the cabinet. Not only this, Anita Devi's husband Anand Mohan Singh was also a minister in the state government. Similarly, Kumar Sarvjeet's father Rajesh Kumar was the MP of Gaya and Sameer Mahaseth's father Rajkumar Mahaseth has also been involved in the previous Council of Ministers.