Security forces killed three Naxals in a gun-battle in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand on Monday.
Das joined the BJP as a worker and then gradually rose through the party ranks.
PM Narendra Modi also charged the former Bihar chief minister for insulting the constitution .
Raghubar Das to become first non-adivasi CM of Jharkhand. He is the new BJP legislature party leader .
Das’s relationship with Shibu Soren and the JMM is excellent; he retains a direct line to the senior Soren and often talks to him.
Nitish Kumar has slammed BJP for breaking the tradition of a tribal heading the govt in neighbouring state since its inception in 2000.
BJP’s national president Amit Shah took the reins of the party’s Delhi unit on Thursday.
Yogendra ex-Congress min jailed for allegedly starting two criminal gangs, oversaw the victory of his wife.
The BJP had blamed the previous UPA government of being “soft” towards the Naxals.
“This is the first time since the formation of Jharkhand that we have won a seat here,” said a BSP leader.
The decision, the party’s top leadership said, was taken at the instance of the state unit.
The three-time CM and the party’s only mass leader in J’khand is unlikely to agree with a pick who isn’t his choice.
Of the 28 reserved ST seats in the state, the BJP won 11, only 2 more than what it won in 2009.
BJP was pitching for votes in “Muslim” Kashmir as much as it was mobilising support in “Hindu” Jammu.
BJP has made inroads in states where it has not historically been strong- Haryana, Maharashtra and J&K.