Nitish Kumar takes charge as Bihar chief minister

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Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar chief minister during a ceremony at Gandhi Maidan in Patna. (ANI Photo)

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar chief minister during a ceremony at Gandhi Maidan in Patna. (ANI Photo)

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Chief minister Nitish Kumar interacts with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and other leaders after the swearing-in ceremony. (Photo courtesy: CM House)

Chief minister Nitish Kumar interacts with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and other leaders after the swearing-in ceremony. (Photo courtesy: CM House)

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi, son and Raghopur MLA Tejashwi, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and other guests during a tea party hosted by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. (Photo courtesy: CM House)

RJD chief Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi, son and Raghopur MLA Tejashwi, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and other guests during a tea party hosted by Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. (Photo courtesy: CM House)

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Police personnel deployed at Gandhi Maidan in Patna to oversee security arrangements during the swearing-in ceremony of the Nitish Kumar government. (PTI)

Police personnel deployed at Gandhi Maidan in Patna to oversee security arrangements during the swearing-in ceremony of the Nitish Kumar government. (PTI)

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Garlands and flowers are being used to decorate the venue of the oath-taking ceremony at Gandhi Maidan in Patna. (AP Dubey/HT Photo)

Garlands and flowers are being used to decorate the venue of the oath-taking ceremony at Gandhi Maidan in Patna. (AP Dubey/HT Photo)

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Police personnel take stock of security arrangements at Gandhi Maidan. (AP Dubey/HT Photo)

Police personnel take stock of security arrangements at Gandhi Maidan. (AP Dubey/HT Photo)

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People line up outside Gandhi Maidan for the sewearing-in event. (Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

People line up outside Gandhi Maidan for the sewearing-in event. (Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

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A parody of a popular Bollywood song prepared by an autorickshaw driver to welcome CM Nitish Kumar. (Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

A parody of a popular Bollywood song prepared by an autorickshaw driver to welcome CM Nitish Kumar. (Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

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