Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren calls on PM Modi to discuss state issues
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital at his residence and discussed the state related issues.
According to a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader, the first meeting between Soren with Modi was a courtesy call after he was sworn in as the Chief Minister of the state on December 29.
He said the two leaders discussed the state specific issues at the meeting held at Modi's residence here.
The JMM-Congress-RJD combine in the mineral rich state stormed to power as it won 47 out of 81 seats in the recently held assembly elections. The ruling BJP was reduced to 24 seats in the state.