Patna: Bitter rivals in Bihar politics Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad will be neighbours now after the JD(U) top leader abdicated power as Chief Minister in the face of severe drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha election.
Kumar has been allotted the bungalow on 7 Circular Road by the Building Construction Department (BCD), while Prasad lives in the one at 10 Circular Road allotted to his wife former chief minister Rabri Devi.
Kumar will soon leave the CM's residence on One Anne Marg, which had been his abode for nine years.
The 7 Circular Road bungalow is at present in the name of Chief Secretary Ashok Kumar Sinha. But as Sinha is retiring in June end, he will move to another building to make way for Kumar, sources in the BCD said on Thursday.