Ahead of the upcoming state Assembly elections, six MLAs from opposition parties joined the BJP in the presence of Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday in Jharkhand.
Among the six, Baharagora MLA Kunal Sarangi, Mandu MLA JP Bhai Patel and Bishunpur MLA Chamra Linda are from the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM).
#Jharkhand: 6 MLAs from opposition parties, Kunal Sarangi (Jharkhand Mukti Morcha), JP Bhai Patel (JMM), Chamra Linda (JMM), Sukhdev Bhagat (Congress), Manoj Yadav (Congress) & Bhanu Pratap Shahi (Nav Jawan Sangharsh Morcha), join #BJP, in presence of CM Raghubar Das in Ranchi. pic.twitter.com/9oAHkVi9LW
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Bhawanathpur MLA Bhanu Pratap Shahi from Nav Jawan Sangharsh Morcha, and Lahardagga MLA Sukhdev Bhagat and Barhi MLA Manoj Yadav from Congress have also joined the BJP.