Now, Jitan Ram Manjhi refuses to vacate CM's bungalow

Patna, March 29: Days after the fight over Chief Ministerial chair in Bihar gets over, Nitish Kumar and Jitan Ram Manjhi are locking horns on another issue.

This time the leaders are fighting over CM's bungalow in Patna.

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According to news report in India Today, former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi is in no mood to vacate 1, Anne March bungalow-the official residence of Bihar CM.

The news report says that Manjhi has put a pre-condition to vacate the bungalow. He has asked Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to vacate the 7, Circular Road bungalow first.

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"I have no problem in leaving 1, Anne Marg but Nitish must first vacate his bungalow," Manjhi was quoted as saying in the report.

While the Anne March bungalow is for serving Chief Minister of the State, the 7, Circular Road house, where Nitish is presently staying is meant for the former CM.

On Feb 20, Manjhi dramatically resigned from the CM post just ahead of a floor test.

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He was picked by chief minister and JD-U leader Nitish Kumar as his replacement when he quit last year after JD-U's rout in the Lok Sabha polls.

Manjhi, after being expelled from the JD-U Feb 9, was declared as an unattached member in the assembly. He was expelled for allegedly "indulging in anti-party activities".

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