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Hemant Soren to be new Jharkhand CM, oath-taking ceremony on July 7 ; Check details

Jharkhand Chief Minister Champai Soren submitted his resignation to Governor CP Radhakrishnan at Raj Bhavan in Ranchi on Wednesday, clearing the path for Jharkhand Mukti Morcha executive president Hemant Soren to reassume the role

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shefali Kohli -- July 04th 2024 03:01 PM
Hemant Soren to be new Jharkhand CM, oath-taking ceremony on July 7 ; Check details

Hemant Soren to be new Jharkhand CM, oath-taking ceremony on July 7 ; Check details

Hemant Soren to be new Jharkhand CM : Jharkhand Governor C P Radhakrishnan on Thursday invited Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) president Hemant Soren to form the government in the state, a day after Champai Soren stepped down from the chief minister's post.

As per the general secretary of the JMM, Supriyo Bhattacharya, the swearing-in ceremony will be held on July 7. 


"Governor has invited us to form the government. The swearing-in ceremony will be held on July 7," Bhattacharya said.

Soren along with the leaders of INDIA bloc arrived at Raj Bhavan in Ranchi on the invitation of the Governor today. 

Jharkhand Chief Minister Champai Soren submitted his resignation to Governor CP Radhakrishnan at Raj Bhavan in Ranchi on Wednesday, clearing the path for Jharkhand Mukti Morcha executive president Hemant Soren to reassume the role. 

Champai Soren took oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand in the Raj Bhavan on February 2 this year.

Hemant Soren, recently released from a five-month stint in prison,claimed the mandate to form the government as Jharkhand's Chief Minister after the alliance of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Congress, and RJD elected him as their leader. 

Earlier this year, Hemant Soren had resigned as Chief Minister and subsequently faced arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case. Soren obtained bail on June 28 from the Jharkhand High Court regarding a money laundering case linked to an alleged land scam.

Hemant Soren was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in January on charges related to an alleged land scam and money laundering.


- With inputs from agencies

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