Jharkhand: Election Commission sends opinion on disqualification of CM's brother as MLA to Governor

The EC's opinion comes at a time when the chief minister himself is facing the threat of disqualification as an MLA for the same reason of office of profit

Press Trust of India September 10, 2022 23:02:11 IST
Jharkhand: Election Commission sends opinion on disqualification of CM's brother as MLA to Governor

Governor of Jharkhand Ramesh Bais. News 18 Hindi

Ranchi: The Election Commission has sent its opinion to Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais on the disqualification of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha’s Dumka legislator Basant Soren, brother of Chief Minister Hemant Soren, from the Assembly in an office of profit case, an EC official said.

The EC’s opinion came at a time when the chief minister himself is facing the threat of disqualification as an MLA for the same reason.

“The opinion on Basant Soren has been sent to the Jharkhand Governor on Friday. The contents of the communication are not known,” the EC official told

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