In a second attempt in September, the TAC cleared the amendments though some of the Adivasi MLAs of BJP didn't sign on the TAC meeting procedures and AJSU
MLA Vikas Munda resigned from the TAC alleging that government is not ready to listen to him.
And for any such suicidal step it would be Hemant, who will be solely responsible for the catastrophe," said a Cabinet Minister belonging to AJSU
, requesting anonymity.
JVM's merger will get BJP a majority on its own and lessen its dependence on AJSU
Party which has been trying to arm-twist BJP for more favours including nomination of one of its five lawmakers as deputy chief minister and one cabinet berth, besides Rajya Sabha berth for its president Sudesh Mahto, a former deputy chief minister, who too was defeated in the assembly polls.
workers have announced a state- wide bandh to protest his murder.
It only has 26 seats with the support of six AJSU
and two JD( U) members.
is an alliance partner of the BJP in Jharkhand.
Munda became the eighth chief minister of Jharkhand on Saturday with the backing of JMM, AJSU
, the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and two independent legislators.
Munda, twice chief minister of the state, was accompanied by state BJP president Raghubar Das, JMM legislature party leader Hemant Soren and AJSU
legislature party leader Sudesh Mahto.
The JMM and the BJP have 18 MLAs each and the Soren Government has the support of two Janata Dal (United) legislators and five from the AJSU
, besides two others in the 82-member Assembly.
Along with Munda, Sudesh Mahto, AJSU
president and legislature party leader and Hemant Soren, JMM legislature leader and son of party chief Shibu Soren, took the oath of office.
JMM chief Shibu Soren's son Hemant Soren and AJSU
leader Sudesh Mahato took oath as Deputy Chief Ministers.
Munda would head another ragtag government with the support of the JMM, AJSU
, Janata Dal ( United) and two Independent MLAs.