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Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu has invited CM-elect Hemant Soren to form government: JMM

The governor's invitation comes a day after Soren called on the govenor at Raj Bhavan to stake claim to form government, submitting a letter of support of 50 MLAs to her.

Published: 25th December 2019 05:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th December 2019 06:02 PM   |  A+A-

JMM working President Hemant Soren arrives for a party meeting in Ranchi Jharkhand Tuesday Dec. 24 2019. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

RANCHI: The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Wednesday said Governor Droupadi Murmu has invited its working president and chief minister-designate Hemant Soren to form government.

The governor's invitation comes a day after Soren called on the govenor at Raj Bhavan to stake claim to form government, submitting a letter of support of 50 MLAs to her.

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A Raj Bhavan source said the swearing-in ceremony will be held on December 29 at the Mohrabadi ground here.

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The letter handed to the governor said Soren has the backing of 50 MLAs from the JMM, Congress, RJD and the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik), a Raj Bhavan communique stated on Tuesday night.

The pre-poll opposition combine bagged 47 seats (JMM 30, Congress 16 and RJD one) in the 81-member assembly, while the three-member JVM (P) has extended "unconditional support" to Soren to form government.

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