Bihar Chief Minister and JDU President Nitish Kumar appoints Prashant Kishor as party Vice President

The 41-year-old former UN official, who founded the Indian Political Action Committee (I-Pac), successfully ran the Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance campaign during the 2015 Bihar Assembly election.

Bihar Chief Minister and JDU President Nitish Kumar appoints Prashant Kishor as party Vice President
Nitish Kumar on Tuesday named Prashant Kishor as the party Vice President. (PTI)
By: IANS
Updated: 16 Oct 2018 02:20 PM
New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal-United President Nitish Kumar on Tuesday named Prashant Kishor as the party Vice President, a month after the election strategist joined the party. "He (Kishor) has been appointed Vice President of the party," JD-U spokesperson and Secretary General K.C. Tyagi told IANS.

The 41-year-old former UN official, who founded the Indian Political Action Committee (I-Pac), successfully ran the Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance campaign during the 2015 Bihar Assembly election. The Grand Alliance comprised the JD-U, Lalu Prasad's RJD and the Congress and it humbled the BJP-led alliance. Thereafter, Nitish Kumar named Kishor as his Adviser, giving him a Cabinet rank.

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