The five-phased Bihar elections will test a coalition of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U), Lalu Prasad's RJD and the Congress against the BJP and its allies. The party hopes to repeat its last year's national elections performance in which its NDA coalition had won 31 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state.
Vijendra Yadav, Lalan Singh, Madan Sahni and Kapileswar Kamat from Janata Dal (United) and Tejpratap Yadav , Abdul Bari Siddiqui , Chandrika Rai , Alok Mehta from Rashtriya Janta Dal are likely to be inducted in the Cabinet.
Ashok Choudhary , Avadesh Singh , Abdul Jalil Mastan and Madan Mohan Jha from Congress are likely to be included in Nitish Kumar's Cabinet.
The swearing in ceremony will take place at Patna's Gandhi Maidan at 2pm.