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Evening briefing: Nitish Kumar proves majority in Bihar; Arvind Kejrwal prays at Ram temple in Ayodhya; all latest news

Feb 12, 2024 06:24 PM IST

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Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday proved his majority in the state assembly after winning the trust vote. Minutes before the vote of confidence, however, the RJD-led Opposition walked out of the house. The Janata Dal (United) chief accused Tejashwi Yadav's party of corruption, claiming "they were minting money". In the absence of the Opposition, Kumar first proved his majority by voice vote. However, later, he insisted on manual voting. He won the vote of confidence with 130 votes in favour against none in opposition to his government. Dig Deeper

Nitish Kumar led NDA govt wins trust vote in Bihar assembly.(PTI)
Nitish Kumar led NDA govt wins trust vote in Bihar assembly.(PTI)

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann visited the Ram Janmabhoomi Temple in Ayodhya on Monday. Kejriwal took to X(formerly Twitter) and shared pictures of his divine darshan of the Ram Lalla deity. In the pictures, Kejriwal's family, including his wife, can be seen offering prayers at the temple. Mann and his wife are also seen taking blessings of the deity. Dig Deeper

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