Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren resigns ahead of ‘imminent’ ED arrest. Champai Soren to be next CM

According to party sources, the JMM had Tuesday taken MLA signatures on two pieces of paper, proposing two alternatives for the post of chief minister, as reports of Hemant Soren’s likely arrest by the ED began to loom.

Jharkhand's new chief minister Champai Soren. (In a late-night development, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and MLAs supporting the Soren government elected senior cabinet minister Champai Soren as the leader of the legislative party. CHAMPAI SOREN

Member of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly, Champai Soren is a senior leader of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha. Champai Soren has been serving as the Cabinet Minister of Transport, Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Caste & Backward class welfare in Heman...

Hemant Soren arrested by ED in money laundering case.