Now it has decided to back the JMM candidate —- Soren’s son Basant —- along with Babulal Marandi’s JVM and a Left party.
According to the domicile policy, anybody who has lived in Jharkhand for 30 or more years for business, employment or any other reason and has immovable property will be considered a resident of the state.
Soren, who was accompanied by JMM MLA and party’s Chief Spokesman Kunal Sarangi, claimed 80 per cent of elected panchayat representatives have boycotted the Prime Minister’s program.
The JD(U) and the RJD will contest 100 seats each and the Congress 40, with three seats going possibly to the JMM.
Hemant Soren has managed to go toe-to-toe with the BJP’s might, throwing everything but the kitchen sink at them.
Why the Santhal Pragana Tenancy Act is sacrosanct for the region and any bid to amend it is a political issue.
Sita has not allowed Soren brothers to contest from ‘safe’ seat.
Modi alleged that the ruling party did nothing but loot its poor tribals
When Hemant Soren held a rally on Wednesday, he went all out against the alliance.
The manifesto failed to mention the party’s stand on the domicile policy, the core of what the JMM stands for.
The announcement also ended speculations about the party’s pre-poll alliance with the JVM(P).
JMM has been heading the coalition with the support of Congress, RJD and other partie.
The JMM has announced it will contest on its own, opening up the possibility of post-poll bargaining with others.
Tomar was first shown black flags when his convoy was passing through Hinoo Chowk and again at Sonari Aerodrome in Jamshedpur.
The clash took place as JMM activists shouted slogans and showed black flags as Tomar’s convoy passed through.