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Nov 14, 2019, 09.48 AM IST

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Uncertainty over BJP-AJSU alliance in Jharkhand continues

Amid uncertainty, BJP announced that Sukhdeo Bhagat will be its candidate for the Lohardaga seat. AJSU candidate Neeru Bhagat has already filed her nomination for the seat but BJP wants AJSU to withdraw her nomination. Sources in BJP said the party is hopeful that if a deal is struck with AJSU, then AJSU may withdraw Neeru’s nomination by November 16.

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    Post the alliance trouble in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is facing new challenges from its alliance partner in Jharkhand w...

    Post the alliance trouble in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is facing new challenges from its alliance partner in Jharkhand w...

    SAD leader and Rajya Sabha MP Naresh Gujral said: “There was a time when no one was in alliance with BJP and at that time too Sena and SAD stood with them. It doesn’t mean that when you get absolute majority you start treating your allies as lesser partners. Everyone has self-respect, and they are leaders in their own right.

    Jharkhand will vote in five phases, with the first on November 30 and the last on December 20. Results will be declared on December 23. The five candidates are from seats that will go to polls in the first phase on November 30. November 13 is the last date of filing nominations.

    ​​Earlier today, JP Nadda,BJP working President acknowledged the work of Raghubar Das, the incumbent chief minister of the state. Nadda said Das has been successful in providing an efficient, clean and development- oriented government for the past five years.

    From Jharkhand government, L&T bagged and engineering, procurement and construction order from the Jharkhand Urban Infrastructure Development Company. In West Bengal, the company got an order from State Project Management Unit for flood protection works and embankment strengthening of Damodar river in East Bardhhaman and Hooghly districts.

    The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha had taken similar decisions in previous elections with the amount ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 21,000, JMMs general secretary-cum-spokesman Vinod Kumar Pandey said. Asked when the first list of candidates would be announced by the JMM, Pandey said, the party would inform in due course.

    While opposition sees it as an opportunity to make its presence felt in the state, there are still uncertainties over the possible formation of a grand alliance.

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das launched scathing attack against opposition in Chaibasa and said that opposition leaders have always m...

    Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said the polls will be held in the Naxalism-affected state on November 30, December 7, 12, 16 and 20. The assembly polls to the 81-member assembly in the state were held in five phases as well in 2014. The BJP is in power in the state and an alliance of opposition parties is making a determined bid this time.

    The BJP is in power in the state and an alliance of opposition parties, mainly the Congress and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, is making a determined bid to oust the government headed by Raghubar Das. BJP had won 37 seats in the 2014 Jharkhand polls and got past the majority mark in the Assembly as a number of MLAs from other parties joined it.

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