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PM Congratulates Nitish on Becoming CM

Published: 22nd February 2015 07:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd February 2015 07:30 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Nitish Kumar on his becoming Bihar Chief Minister and conveyed his best wishes to him. 

"Congratulations & best wishes to Shri Nitish Kumar on being sworn-in as Bihar CM," Modi tweeted.            

63-year-old Kumar became the Chief Minister nine months after he stepped down owning moral responsibility for his party JD(U)'s disastrous performance in the Lok Sabha election.    

Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, Chief Ministers -- Mamata Banerjee (West Bengal), Akhilesh Yadav (Uttar Pradesh), Tarun Gogoi (Assam) and INLD leader Abhay Chautala attended his swearing-in ceremony in Patna.

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