Patna: In line with expectations, Lalu Prasad Yadav's 26-year-old son Tejashwi Yadav has been appointed the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar.
Tejashwi's elder brother 28-year-old Tej Pratap Yadav has been allotted health and environment ministries. The Yadav brothers are among the 28 ministers who took oath of office along with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar earlier today.
RJD strongman Abdul Bari Siddiqui will be the next finance minister of Bihar.
Congress' Ashok Chaudhary and Madan Mohan Jha were given the responsibility of education and revenue ministries respectively.
Importantly, Nitish Kumar has chosen to retain the home ministry with himself.