There have been reports in the past of Jagarnath resorting to extra judicial measures, such as tying errant husbands to trees.
Although there was initial opposition in a section of the state BJP against Mahto’s induction, they fell in line by Wednesday evening.
BJD sources indicated Marandi is likely to be the party’s Lok Sabha candidate from Mayurbhanj.
Along with Dumka, the JMM will contest from Giridih and Rajmahal nominating MLA Jagarnath Mahato and Vijay Hansda respectively.
In this edition of The Numbers Story we have visually mapped MPs of the 15th Lok Sabha who are facing criminal charges.
V.D. Ram was Jharkhand’s DGP even as Baitha was housed in four jails when Parliament sessions were on.
TMC is cashing in on the anti-Hemant Soren feeling by making an aggressive push into Jharkhand.
Sita Soren, her father B N Manjhi and private secretary Rajendra Mandal are also accused in the case.
RJD with five seats in the 82-member House thus bagged its first RS seat from the state.
The JMM continued to embarrass itself when it came to Rajya Sabha elections.
Jharkhands ninth Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Sunday expanded his cabinet for the first time after being sworn in
Soren had submitted a list of 43 supporting MLAs to Governor Syed Ahmed on July 9.
TAKING NO CHANCE
The JMM is still adding more to its ranks,trying to gain the support of 44 legislators
As part of a broader deal,both the parties will fight the Lok Sabha elections together.