New Delhi: Ending a fortnight-long stalemate, JMM and AJSU today announced support to a BJP-led government in Jharkhand for the remaining four-and-a-half year tenure of the state Assembly.
The decision was arrived at a meeting attended by BJP President Nitin Gadkari, senior party leader Ananth Kumar, Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Raghubar Das, JMM Legislature Party leader Hemant Soren and AJSU President Sudesh Mahato here.
BJP Parliamentary Board will meet on Monday to decide its Chief Ministerial candidate.
“We had fruitful discussions with senior BJP leaders. We will support a government in Jharkhand under BJP leadership.
The decision has been taken to save the state from President’s Rule,” Soren said.
BJP General Secretary Ananth Kumar insisted that the talks ended on a happy note.
“A BJP-led government will be formed in Jharkhand. We want to save the state from Congress misrule.