'Guruji' headed for Rajya Sabha as JMM and Congress announce his candidature


Ranchi, Former Jharkhand chief minister and JMM supremo Shibu Soren was today announced as one of the candidates of the Mahagathbandhan for the two seats of the Rajya Sabha voting for which will be held on March 26.Going by the number games Shibu Soren popularly known as Guruji among his followers and well wishers is all set to enter the Upper House of the Parliament. An announcement in this regard was jointly made by Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and in charge for party affairs of Jharkhand Congress RPN Singh.Hemant said, in the days to come elections will be held on two Rajya Sabha seats of Jharkhand and on one of them Guruji will be fielded while on the other seat the second candidate of the UPA will be announced later. He said that after looking at the strategy of the opposition he and his alliance partners will take a call on the second candidate.

To a query, he said that the opposition did not have the figures to bag even one seat from the state. He said, on one seat Guruji will go for sure while on the other announcement will be made later. He said that people of Jharkhand are already aware regarding the kind of politics which has been done by the BJP since the creation of the state. Over the uproar in the assembly over comments of Congress MLA Irfan Ansari he said when things have not been said inside the house therefore there was no point creating a scene over it. He said BJP has got desperate after losing last few elections.