Speaking to reporters here on Thursday, Dec 24, Soren said, "I will settle for nothing less. There is no compromise on the chief minister's post."
Soren was earlier chief minister for two short periods.
"The JMM is the single largest party and I should be given the chance to form the government," he said.
JMM has won 18 seats in the 81-member House. Congress had got 14 and JVM-P 11. On the other hand, the BJP-JD(U) alliance had 20 seats in the 81-member House.