Hemant Soren meets Rahul Gandhi over seat sharing in Jharkhand

New Delhi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) working president Hemant Soren met Congress president Rahul Gandhi here on Saturday over seat sharing issue in Jharkhand.

Sources maintained that Congress will contest in seven seats, JMM four, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) two and RJD in one seat.

After the meeting, Soren said: “All things have been decided and Shibu Soren will formally announce it after the Holi”. Three times Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren is the president of JMM and also represented the Dumka
the constituency of the state in the 14th Lok Sabha.

According to sources, JVM president Babu Lal Marandi is likely to meet Rahul Gandhi in the evening over the same issue.

Jharkhand will vote in the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh phase of polling to be held on April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19, respectively.