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Nitish holds cabinet meet, to dissolve Vidhan Sabha Wednesday

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 14:18

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held a meeting of the cabinet on Tuesday, the last of his present
tenure, and decided to recommend to Governor Devanand Konwar
the dissolution of the 14th Assembly with effect form
Wednesday.

The term of the house, with a strength of 243 MLAs,
expires tomorrow.

The cabinet met under the chairmanship of Kumar for the
last time in present tenure, state cabinet coordination
department Principal Secretary Afzal Amanullah told reporters
here.

"The cabinet has decided to recommend to the Governor
to dissolve the 14th Vidhan Sabha with effect from tomorrow,"
he said, adding the dissolution would take place after a
formal notification from the Raj Bhavan.

The cabinet also thanked all state government employees
for their co-operation and support during the past five years,
he added.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 14:18
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