Four Opposition MLAs from Congress, JMM join BJP in Jharkhand ahead of upcoming Assembly polls in presence of CM Raghubar Das

Four opposition MLAs in the Jharkhand Assembly, including two from the Congress, one from the JMM and an independent legislator joined the ruling BJP.

Press Trust of India October 23, 2019 15:11:09 IST
Four Opposition MLAs from Congress, JMM join BJP in Jharkhand ahead of upcoming Assembly polls in presence of CM Raghubar Das
  • Four opposition MLAs in the Jharkhand Assembly, including two from the Congress, one from the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and an independent legislator joined the ruling BJP on Wednesday, party sources said.

  • Sukhdeo Bhagat and Manoj Yadav of the Congress, Kunal Sarangi of the JMM and Independent MLA Bhanu Pratap Sahi joined the BJP in the presence of Chief Minister Raghubar Das at the party office in Ranchi.

  • The party's election co-in-charge of the state Nand Kishore Yadav and former union minister Jayant Sinha were also present.

Ranchi: Four opposition MLAs in the Jharkhand Assembly, including two from the Congress, one from the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and an independent legislator joined the ruling BJP on Wednesday, party sources said.

Four Opposition MLAs from Congress JMM join BJP in Jharkhand ahead of upcoming Assembly polls in presence of CM Raghubar Das

Representational image. ANI

Sukhdeo Bhagat and Manoj Yadav of the Congress, Kunal Sarangi of the JMM and Independent MLA Bhanu Pratap Sahi joined the BJP in the presence of Chief Minister Raghubar Das at the party office in Ranchi.

The party's election co-in-charge of the state Nand Kishore Yadav and former union minister Jayant Sinha were also present.

The sources said that another JMM MLA Jaiprakash Bhai Patel was supposed to join the saffron party on Wednesday but he did not turn up.

Former Jharkhand director general of Police DK Pandey also joined the BJP, senior party leader Pradip Sinha said.

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