Hussain was among the many six leaders who had been part of the Nitish authorities’s first cupboard growth after profitable the State Meeting elections final yr. Others who had been sworn in on the day included JD(U) leaders Sanjay Kumar Jha, Shravan Kumar, Lesi Singh, and Madan Sahni, and Pramod Kumar of the BJP. All of them had held ministerial positions within the earlier authorities.
Hussain was the primary to be administered the oath of workplace by Governor Phagu Chauhan at a ceremony held on the Raj Bhavan for the much-awaited cupboard growth.
Final month, Hussain was elected to the Bihar legislative council. This was Hussain’s first try in electoral politics after he unsuccessfully contested the Bhagalpur seat within the 2014 normal elections.
After being denied a ticket within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Hussain has been working as one of many BJP’s nationwide spokespersons. He was a Union minister within the NDA authorities of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.