Shibu Soren wins trust vote in Jharkhand Assembly

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Ranchi, Jan 7: Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren on Thursday, Jan 7, won the confidence motion by 19 votes in the state Assembly.

Soren claimed support of 46 MLAs in the 81-member House.

On Dec 27, Soren had been invited by Governor K Sankaranarayanan to form the government.

He was asked to seek a vote of confidence by Jan 8, when he was sworn in for a third time as chief minister on Dec 30.

Soren heads a coalition government that includes NDA and other small parties.

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