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After getting BJP's support, Nitish Kumar, who had resigned from Chief Minister's post on Wednesday, will be sworn-in as state's CM at 5 pm on Thursday.
Bihar BJP leader Sushil Modi earlier today confirmed that they would support Nitish. The alliance was formalised after BJP MLAs and JD-U MLAs held a meeting at Nitish's residence on Wednesday evening.
Reports say that Sushil Modi may take up the post of Deputy Chief Minister. BJP has submitted a letter to Bihar Governor K N Tripathi expressing their interest to support JD-U.
Nitish's decision to walk out of the Mahagathbandhan or the Grand alliance of JD-U, RJD and Congress has dealt a major blow to Congress' plans of pan-India anti-BJP front.
Nitish Kumar on Wednesday resigned as Bihar Chief Minister after a standoff with RJD over corruption charges against Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav.
No party has a majority in the 243-member Bihar Assembly. Kumar's JD-U) has 71 seats, while RJD has 80 lawmakers and the BJP 53.
BJP-JD (U) combine has 124 seats which is above the needed halfway mark.

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