Congress to contest 10 seats, JMM four in Jharkhand: Hemant Soren

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 22:08

Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday reiterated that JMM and Congress had agreed upon seat sharing for the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
"Yes, we have an agreement on seat sharing with Congress contesting 10 and the JMM in four Lok Sabha seats," Soren, who was in the steel city here to take part in the two-day 6th International Santal Conference, said.

"But the constituencies in which the parties would contest has not yet been decided," the CM replied when asked whether the two parties have agreed upon 10:4 seat sharing formula before the JMM-led UPA alliance government was formed in July.

The Chief Minister’s statement came in the wake of JMM Chief Sibu Soren, who had on October 6 in Dumka said that the JMM-Congress would discuss on the seat adjustment issue for the next Lok Sabha poll.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 22:08

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