With 42 MLAs, Soren stakes claim to be chief minister

August 25th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren Monday formally staked claim to the chief minister’s chair by submitting letters of support from 42 legislators in the 82-member house to Governor Syed Sibte Razi. Soren was accompanied by Railway Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and outgoing chief minister Madhu Koda.

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