Patna, Oct.11 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday “suspended” cabinet minister Awadhesh Kushwaha after a video allegedly showing him receiving money from a businessman.
The suspension came barely 12 hours before the first phase of polling in Bihar.
According to the sting video, the advance was given to the suspended minister for benefitting the businessman after the Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) comes to power in Bihar.
Bihar goes to polls in a five phases from October 12 to November 5. Counting of votes will take place on November 8. The term of the current 243-member Bihar Assembly expires on November 29. (ANI)