In the meeting, which was attended by all the 27 MLAs and five MLCs, Gandhi, who is keen to strengthen party organisation in the state, asked them to focus not only in their constituencies but in the entire state to rebuild Congress.

Sources said that Congress could get the post of Speaker in the assembly besides five ministerial berths. This is the second meeting of Congress leaders Rahul had taken within a week on the issue of government formation in Bihar.

Today's meeting happened a day before Kumar takes oath as the Chief Minister of the state tomorrow. During the hour-long meeting, Gandhi is learnt to have discussed in detail the priority of Congress.

Sources also said that the Congress vice-president is keen that the party utilises the opportunity of winning 27 seats in the state to expand itself not rest with getting mere ministerial berths.

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