BJP legislative party chose Raghubar Das as the Jharkhand Chief Minister. Here's all you need to know about him.
Governor Syed Ahmed will administer the oath of office and secrecy at the Birsa Munda Football Stadium in Ranchi, an official release said.
Das joined the BJP as a simple worker and then gradually rose through the party ranks before getting the first break when he was nominated as party candidate from Jamshedpur (East) in the 1995 Assembly elections.
Nitish Kumar on Friday slammed BJP for breaking the tradition of a tribal heading the government in Jharkhand.
All arrangements are in place for today's counting of votes to decide the fate of the third Assembly polls in Jharkhand, where two previous ones threw up hung verdicts.
BJP's legislature party will meet on Friday to choose a new leader before the party stakes claim to form its fifth and the 10th government of Jharkhand.
Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar today said BJP's performance in Jharkhand and Jammu & Kashmir was not a reason for the saffron party to feel proud of as the results show that its popularity was on the slide.
The BJP’s victory in assembly elections across the country is making it clear that the theory of caste and community vote banks is all bunkum.
The BJP is ecstatic that it is now in a position to call the shots with the next J&K government and will form its own government in Jharkhand too.
The Modi wave and the BJP's drive for a single party majority was close to being achieved in Jharkhand, but the results show that the wave is not strong enough to beat back tribalism and other efforts to consolidate opposition votes
Congress leaders said they will go for organisational revamp in the coming weeks to resurrect the party's electoral fortunes.
Without elaborating much, Soren said on one side it was the whole country and on the other side a small party JMM, of the poor, which gallantly fought.
The Maharashtra chief minister said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's politics of development and the party's hard work under Amit Shah's leadership gave the desired results.
Amit Shah said that BJP had been successful in both Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections and the country was closer to being "Congress-mukt".
Jharkhand, a state that was formed 14 years ago, got its first stable government with BJP winning in 37 seats in the 81-member Assembly.
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His wife and party candidate Geeta Koda, however, retained the Jagannathpur seat, defeating BJP's Mangal Singh Soren by a margin of 24,611 votes.
The Bharatiya Janata Party, headed for a majority in Jharkhand, is celebrating its victory by bursting fire crackers with partymen putting colour on each other.
The Minister of State for Finance said that the state needs "a competent, able and honest leader" who can take it to the path of development.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday won from the Barhait assembly constituency in the state, officials said.