What: In a big development, Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren will seek trust vote on September 5, as an MLA.
Statement: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Alamgir Alam said, “A state of confusion is prevailing in Jharkhand. Our delegation met the Governor [on Thursday] and he assured us to clear the air in a day or two. But nothing has happened till now. Therefore, we will raise our points in the Assembly and prove our majority.”
Why: This comes after the BJP has issued a petition seeking Mr. Soren’s disqualification from the Assembly in an office of profit case, the Election Commission (EC) sent its decision to Governor Ramesh Bais on August 25, sparking a political crisis in the State.