Jharkhand CM swearing-in Highlights: Hemant Soren takes oath as 11th Chief Minister of state

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Updated: December 29, 2019 3:22:39 pm

Hemant Soren on Sunday took oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand. Governor Draupadi Murmu administered the oath of office and secrecy to Hemant at Morabadi ground in Ranchi.

Hemant Soren oath, Jharkhand CM oathJharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) working president Hemant Soren is the new Chief Minister of mineral rich state.

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) working president Hemant Soren was on Sunday sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand at Morhabadi Ground in Ranchi. Governor Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office and secrecy to Soren, in the presence of senior political leaders and Chief Ministers from across states. This will be the 44-year-old JMM leader’s second stint as Jharkhand CM. Along with Soren, Congress Legislature Party Leader Alamgir Alam, state Congress president Rameshwar Oraon and RJD MLA Satyanand Bhokta were also sworn in as Cabinet ministers. Those present at the swearing-in ceremony include Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Rajasthan counterpart Ashok Gehlot. Former Jharkhand CM Raghubar

The JMM-Congress-RJD alliance secured a comfortable majority in the just held Assembly elections. The alliance pocketed 47 seats in the 81-member Legislative Assembly. The BJP was restricted to just 25 seats. Four other MLAs – three from the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) and one from the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) have also extended their support to the grand alliance government.

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    15:22 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Raghubar Das at swearing-in ceremony

    Former Jharkhand CM and BJP leader Raghubar Das attended the oath-taking ceremony of Jharkhand CM designate Hemant Soren, in Ranchi.

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    15:15 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Lone RJD MLA takes oath as Minister

    Congress' Rameshwar Oraon takes oath as Minister. Lone RJD MLA Satyanand Bhogta also took oath as Minister.

    14:21 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Hemant Soren takes oath as CM of Jharkhand

    Hemant Soren takes oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand; oath administered by Governor Droupadi Murmu.

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    14:10 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Hemant Soren to take oath shortly: Latest visuals

    JMM leader Hemant Soren will take oath as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand shortly. The JMM-Congress-RJD alliance secured a comfortable majority in the just concluded elections.

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    14:09 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee arrive in Ranchi

    Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi & Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot arrive in Ranchi. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has also reached the venue.

    13:47 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Hemant Soren withdraws complaint against ex-CM Raghubar Das

    Earlier this week, Jharkhand's Chief Minister-designate and JMM executive president Hemant Soren has withdrawn his complaint against former chief minister Raghubar Das of the BJP.

    13:33 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Mamata Banerjee to attend Hemant Soren's swearing-in

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would be among the host of opposition leaders slated to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren as Jharkhand Chief Minister in Ranchi.

    13:18 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Hemant Soren to take oath today: Pranab, Rahul to attend

    The leaders who are expected to attend include former President of India Pranab Mukherjee, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Congress leaders like P. Chidambaram, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav.

    12:26 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Swearing-in ceremony at 2 PM

    The swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren will take place at the Morabadi ground here at 2 PM. Huge tents have been set up for the oath ceremony. Elaborate security arrangements have been made as well.

    12:01 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Two Congress, one JMM MLA to take oath with Hemant Soren

    JMM leader Hemant Soren will take oath as 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand on Sunday along with three other ministers, one from JMM and another from Congress. The three others who will take oath are Rameshwar Oraon, the President of Congress' Jharkhand unit, Alamgeer Alam, leader of Congress legislative part and senior JMM leader Stepehen Marandi, a former Deputy CM.

    11:50 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    PM Modi to skip Hemant Soren's swearing-in

    PM Narendra Modi has expressed his inability to attend the ceremony due to his busy schedule. The Prime Minister extended good wishes and assured Hemant Soren that he will visit Jharkhand when he gets time.

    11:03 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Babulal Marandi extends support to Hemant Soren government

    Former chief minister and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) president Babulal Marandi, NCP MLA Kamlesh Singh and CPI (ML-Liberation) MLA Vinod Kumar Singh arelikely to attend the event. The JVM-P and the CPI-ML-Liberation have extended support to the JMM-Congress-RJD coalition, which stormed to power after five years, dethroning the BJP in the just concluded assembly elections to the 81-member Legislative Assembly.

    10:47 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Jharkhand Assembly election 2019 results

    The JMM-Congress-RJD combine had bagged 47 seats (JMM 30, Congress 16 and RJD 1) in the state's 81-member assembly.

    10:40 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Raghubar Das to attend swearing-in of Hemant Soren

    Jharkhand caretaker Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that he will attend the swearing-in ceremony of new chief minister Hemant Soren. Soren called Das over the phone and invited him to attend his swearing-in ceremony.

    10:32 (IST)29 Dec 2019
    Hemant Soren to take oath as Jharkhand CM

    Hemant Soren is slated to take oath as the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand at 2 PM on Sunday at the Morabadi Ground in Ranchi. Soren will be administered the oath of the office by Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu.

    Hemant Soren oath JMM leader Hemant Soren and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at a rally in Jharkhand, (File Photo).The grand alliance comprising JMM, Congress and RJD won 47 seats in the 81-member Legislative Assembly in the November-December Assembly election. The alliance also enjoys the support of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik. The BJP won 25 seats.
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