Dr. Ram Vachan Rai is going to be the new face of Cabinet Minister in the coming expansion of Jitan Ram Manjhi Cabinet in Bihar. Even Ex-CM Nitish Kumar is showing keen interest in replacing the present President of Bihar Vidhan Parishad with Dr. Ram Vachan Rai due to several reasons. Dr. Ram Vachan Rai is known as eminent scholar and Retired Professor of Hindi Literature of Patna University. Before joining JDU on 11 July 2011, he served RJD for 14 yrs. He was MLC, General Secretary as well as think tank and close confident of Lalu Prasad Yadav. He resigned from RJD in December 2010 on the ground of bad health. While Rai joined as State Vice President of JDU and enjoyed lots of facilities. In September 2012, Rai was promoted as the Chairmain of BIHAR STATE PUBLIC LIBRARYAND INFORMATION CENTER AUTHORITY, as Cabinet Minister. On 26 May 2014 he took oath again as MLC as Nitish Kumar had promised as welcome in JDU. Now he is no more Chairman of Authority. In this old age he is living with his 2nd wife in Patna.