Jharkhand Governor takes opinion of major political parties

Jharkhand Governor M O H Farooq Monday sought the opinion of the BJP and the Congress after Chief Minister Shibu Soren, whose government was reduced to a minority, resigned last night.

Last Updated: May 31, 2010, 14:05 PM IST

Ranchi: Jharkhand Governor M O H Farooq Monday sought the opinion of the BJP and the Congress after Chief Minister Shibu Soren, whose government was reduced to a minority, resigned last night.
BJP leader Raghuvar Das, who was the deputy chief minister in the Soren government, met the Governor after being summoned.

Das told reporters after the meeting "the Governor called me and I will speak to the media at 1:00 pm."

Party sources said that the Governor asked Das about the prospects of government formation and had sought an hour`s time.
Leader of the Opposition Rajendra Prasad Singh, belonging to the Congress, will meet the Governor at 12.30 pm.

PTI