Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar, who led the Grand Alliance to victory in the assembly elections, took oath as the chief minister of Bihar for the fifth time.
Overseen by Governor Ram Nath Kovind, Nitish Kumar took the oath of office and secrecy in the name of God in Hindi at the sprawling Gandhi Maidan.
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad's sons Tejaswi Yadav and Tej Pratap Yadav then took oath as ministers.
The event was attended by a galaxy of opposition leaders from across the country, including chief ministers of half-a-dozen states and former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda.
Representing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the dais at the event was central minister M. Venkaiah Naidu.
The ceremony attended by nine chief ministers, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar, former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda and leaders of several other political parties.
Chief Minister, Home, General Administration, Cabinet Secretariat,
Vigilance, Information and Public Relations
Deputy Chief Minister, Road construction, Building construction,
Backward and Extremely Backward Welfare
|Tej Pratap Yadav||Health, Water resources, Environment and Forest||RJD|
|Abdul Bari Siddiqui||Finance||RJD|
|Bijendra Pratap Yadav||Power, Commerce and Tax||JDU|
|Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lallan Singh||Water Resources, Planning and Development||JDU|
|Ashok Choudhary||Education, Information and Broadcasting||Congress|
|Sharawan Kumar||Rural Development, Parliamentary Affairs||JDU|
|Jay Kumar Singh||Industries, Science and Technology||JDU|
|Alok Kumar Mehta||Cooperative Department||RJD|
|Awdesh Kumar Singh||Animal Husbandry and Fisheries||Congress|
|Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma||Public health (Lok Swasthya Abhiyantran Vidhi)||JDU|
|Maheshwar Hazari||Urban Development||JDU|
|Abdul Jalil Mastan||Registration, Excise and Prohibition Ministry||Congress|
|Ram Vichar Rai||Irrigation||RJD|
|Sheo Chander Ram||Youth, Arts and Culture||RJD|
|Dr Madan Mohan Jha||Treasury and Land Development||Congress|
|Shailesh Kumar||Rural Work||JDU|
|Kumari Manju Verma||Social Welfare||JDU|
|Santosh Kumar Nirala||SC and ST Welfare||JDU|
|Abdul Gafoor||Minority Welfare||RJD|
|Khurshid alias Firoz Ahmad||Sugarcane Industries||JDU|
|Madan Sahni||Food and Consumer Protection||JDU|
|Kapildeo Kamat||Panchayati Raj||JDU|
|Vijay Prakash||Labour Department||RJD|