Congress spokesperson Pranav Jha talking to ANI in New Delhi on Monday. Photo/ANI
Congress spokesperson Pranav Jha talking to ANI in New Delhi on Monday. Photo/ANI

People want to get rid of BJP in Jharkhand: Congress' Pranav Jha

ANI | Updated: Dec 23, 2019 11:15 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec 23 (ANI): As the initial trends emerge from the counting of votes for the 81 Jharkhand assembly seats, Congress spokesperson Pranav Jha on Monday said that the people of the state wanted to get rid of the BJP-led government.
"There were several issues including Adivasis' issues and land being snatched away from them. People wanted to get rid of this government and find a new one. We can see that in the initial trends," Jha told ANI.
He also indicated that the Congress party is willing to forge an alliance to keep the BJP out of power in Jharkhand.
"Our leadership is in touch with other parties, they have been in touch for some time now. If required, we will all come together and give a strong and credible government in the state," Jha added.
As per the latest data by Election Commission of India (ECI), the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) is leading on 25 seats while the Congress party is leading on 13 seats.
On the other hand, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading on 27 seats. (ANI)

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