Kumar also asked the legislators of the ruling alliance to remain cautious with their rivals in the coming Bihar (Assembly) polls, as they could do anything to vitiate communal harmony and create disturbance.

"Since we are going to become one soon we discussed on the political significance attached to it," Kumar told reporters after the hour-long meeting.

"We have to work together and in this context I told RJD MLAs in detail about the path of 'sushasan and vikash' (governance and development) charted by my government," he cited signalling taking direct responsibility of constituencies held by RJD legislators.

The Chief Minister urged like his caution to the JD(U) legislators, he had told the RJD MLAs that "Rivals with whom we have to fight in the coming Bihar (Assembly) poll could do anything to vitiate communal harmony and create disturbance. Hence we need to be alert and cautious."

Emerging from the meeting held at the Chief Minister's secretariat, RJDLP leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui said "Meeting with the Chief Minister symbolises that the merger is imminent and its process has picked up pace. Very soon it will be completed. We have been given various responsibilities and we will work to discharge them."

RJD with its 24 MLAs is already supporting the Nitish Kumar-led government in the state.

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