JMM General Secretary Supriyo Bhattachaya mentioned they’ve determined to go alone in Bihar polls due to “political cheating” by Lalu Prasad’s social gathering.
- PTI Ranchi
- Last Updated: October 6, 2020, 10:44 PM IST
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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha on Tuesday accused RJD of “politically cheating” them and introduced it would contest alone on seven seats in Bihar elections. Though not a proper member of the Grand Alliance in Bihar, Lalu Prasad’s social gathering that spearheads the opposition coalition there had declared final week that it’ll accommodate the Jharkhand ruling social gathering from its quota of 144 seats.
JMM General Secretary Supriyo Bhattachaya mentioned they’ve determined to go alone in Bihar polls due to “political cheating” by Lalu Prasad’s social gathering. He mentioned the social gathering will contest seven meeting seats situated on borders with the state that may witness voting in the second and third phases. This quantity may additionally improve later, he added.
JMM has no legislator in the outgoing home in Bihar. JMM which has made the lone RJD MLA in Jharkhand a minister was anticipating type therapy from Prasad’s social gathering in the neighbouring state.
Asked if this might have any affect on the ruling coalition of JMM-Congress-RJD in Jharkhand, Bhattcharya answered in detrimental. Bhattacharya who can also be social gathering’s chief spokesman mentioned”RJD should not forget that we gave them a handsome number of seats in 2019 Jharkhand assembly elections more than its’Haisiyat’ (capacity) and also made the lone MLA of the party a minister”.
Taking a swipe at RJD chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, he mentioned “the man who has become a new leader of the party seems to have forgotten everything”. “We waited till today but the situation has become clear to us and we decided to fight the Bihar polls alone,”the JMM General Secretary mentioned.
While declaring the seat-sharing method for Bihar elections on Friday final, Tejashwi Yadav had mentioned that his social gathering will accommodate JMM and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP)from its quota of 144 seats out of complete 243 seats. VIP has already pulled out of the grand alliance and is anticipated to be accommodated by the BJP from its share of seats.
And now JMM has additionally determined to don’t have any truck with the RJD-led coalition in the October-November polls in Bihar. Hemant Soren himself had met the RJD supremo in RIMS and held seat-sharing talks for Bihar elections.
Prasad is in jail in Ranchi after being convicted infour circumstances of multi-crore rupees fodder rip-off.