Amid deepening political crisis in Bihar, Janata Dal (U) leader Nitish Kumar will on Monday stake his claim to the chief minister's post and parade the MLAs in his support before the state's Governor this afternoon.

Here are the Updates:-

- JD(U)'s Ali Anwar reacts by saying, Manjhi came under BJP's trap, this plan of BJP won't work.

- Bihar JD(U) leader Ramai Ram says Manjhi will support Nitish if he is promised Deputy CM's post

- Manjhi says he will support Nitish Kumar if he is given Deputy CM's post.

- CM Jitan Ram Manjhi has put conditions before Nitish Kumar, media reports claimed.  

- Nitish is expected to meet the Governor at 1.30pm today.

The crisis in Bihar's ruling JD-U deepened further on Sunday, as a defiant Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi asserted that he will not resign, while the rival camp led by Nitish Kumar decided to parade legislators at Raj Bhavan on Monday and stake claim to power.

Manjhi, who was hand-picked by then chief minister Nitish Kumar as his replacement last year after the Janata Dal-United's rout in the Lok Sabha polls, has refused to quit.

In New Delhi to attend the NITI Aayog meeting yesterday, Manjhi also called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi but said no politics were discussed in the meeting which lasted 40 minutes. Addressing a press conference later, he said, "I did not discuss politics with him. Modiji has done some good work for Bihar and we thanked him for that."

Manjhi also claimed that he will prove his majority in the State Assembly on February 20, and step down only if he fails.

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