Ranchi, Jan 8: Jharkhand Chief minister, Shibu Soren on Thursday, Jan 8 lost the by-elections for Tamar Assembly constituency. Soren lost to Jharkhand Party candidate Gopal Krishna Patar by 9,200 votes.
The counting for Tamar Assembly Constituency began on Thursday, Jan 8 at 8 am amid tight security.
Soren was seeking to enter the Assembly within the stipulated six months after assuming office on Aug 27.
The seat fell vacant after JD(U) legislature party leader Ramesh Singh Munda was gunned down on July 9 last year by suspected Maoists.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)