Shibu Soren to propose 2 names for Jharkhand CM

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Ranchi, Jan 28: Former Chief Minister of Jharkhand and Chief of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Wednesday, Jan 28 said that he will  visit New Delhi next week and propose two names for the Chief Ministerial candidate to the UPA Government.

JMM had earlier proposed Champai Soren's name for the Chief Ministerial candidate which was rejected by the Congress and Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) in the coalition government.

"After Feb 5, we will go to New Delhi and hold dialogue with the central UPA leaders to form an alternative government. Party has proposed two new names to head the alternative government," Shibu Soren told reporters.

Former State Agriculture Minister and party legislator Nalin Soren and another legislator Salkhan Soren are the two names to be proposed by the JMM.

When asked what would happen if the central UPA leaders reject the two names, Shibu Soren said: "To maintain the unity of UPA we have proposed (the) two new names. It is up to the central UPA leaders to decide about unity of UPA in the state".

After Champai Soren's name was proposed for Chief Ministerial candidate, President's rule was imposed in the state Monday, Jan 19.

OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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