Hemant Soren resigns as Chief Minister, Champai Soren to be new Jharkhand CM

Nation Politics

Ranchi, January 31: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday resigned from the post of Chief Minister.

Champai Soren will be the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) was interrogating CM Soren in a money laundering case related to the alleged land scam.

JMM MP Mahua Maji said, “The CM is in ED custody. The CM has gone to the Governor with the ED team to submit his resignation… Champai Soren will be the new Chief Minister. We have enough numbers.”

Jharkhand Minister Alamgir Alam said, “Hemant Soren has resigned from the post of CM. We have the support of 47 MLAs. We have proposed to form a new Government. Champai Soren will be our new CM. We have not been given time for swearing in.”

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