Jharkhand Assembly elections

BJP's losing spree

Print edition : January 17, 2020

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha leader Hemant Soren with Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi at their residence in New Delhi on December 25. Photo: Atul Yadav/PTI

At an election rally in Dumka on December 15, ahead of the election, the defeated Chief Minister Raghubar Das with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: PTI

Saryu Rai, who trounced the Chief Minister in Jamshedpur East. Rai, a BJP rebel, contested as an independent candidate. Photo: PTI

Babulal Marandi, former Jharkhand Chief Minister and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) chief. This election has shown that he is out of the reckoning as a tribal leader in his own right. Photo: PTI

Jharkhand passes out of the BJP’s control, confirming the trend hinted at in the Haryana election and more clearly felt in the Maharashtra election.
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