India, Nov. 22 -- The inaugural session of the 17th Bihar Vidhan Sabha will be held from November 23-27. The Nitish Kumar cabinet, in its first meeting on November 17, gave its nod to the five-day session.

On the first two days, all the 243 newly elected members of the Bihar Assembly will be administered the oath by the pro-tem Speaker.

Former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's name has been recommended for the post of pro-tem Speaker. Once approved by the Raj Bhawan, Manjhi, who won the election from Imamganj, will be administered oath by governor Phagu Chouhan.

On the third day of the session, there will be the governor's address. The fourth day will feature discussion on the governor's address and the government's reply on it.

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