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Strategist Prashant Kishor to be Advisor to CM Nitish

Strategist Prashant Kishor who helped the Mahagathbandhan to trounce BJP in Bihar polls will be inducted as advisor to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Published: 22nd January 2016 10:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th February 2016 08:09 AM   |  A+A-

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By ANI

PATNA: Strategist Prashant Kishor who helped the Mahagathbandhan to trounce the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Bihar Assembly polls will be inducted as advisor to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

Kishor is likely to be given a cabinet rank in the Nitish Kumar-led Government.

Kishor, the poll strategist was the main force behind Kumar’s campaign strategy in Bihar.

Incidentally, Kishor is one of the key backroom players for Narendra Modi when he was the chief minister of Gujarat, and also when he was running as the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate.

Kishor heads Indian Political Action Committee (IPAC), led by a young team of technocrats.

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