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Jharkhand issue: BJP seeks time, Cong says it does not have numbers

Posted on 31 May 2010 by admin

AIHRA News, Tuesday 01 June, 2010.

Ranchi,  (PTI), May 31 (PTI) BJP sought a day’s time for its view on the prospects of government formation, while the Congress said it did not have the numbers when Jharkhand Governor M O H Farooq today sought their opinion following Chief Minister Shibu Soren’s resignation.

Soren, whose government was reduced to a minority after BJP had withdrawn its support, quit last night after failing to get the support of Congress and its ally JVM(P).

BJP state president Raghuvar Das who met the governor twice in the morning over prospects of government formation told reporters that he has sought time till tomorrow.

He said he would consult with leaders and MLAs and place the governor’s proposal before them. “The governor will be informed about whatever decision is taken,” Das said.

To a question that most MLAs were for exploring possibilities of government formation, he said, “The state leadership has no such information.

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