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Soren stakes claim to be chief minister

JMM chief Shibu Soren has formally staked claim to the chief minister's chair by submitting letters of support from 42 legislators in the 82-member house to Governor Syed Sibte Razi.

india Updated: Aug 25, 2008 18:41 IST

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren Monday formally staked claim to the chief minister's chair by submitting letters of support from 42 legislators in the 82-member house to Governor Syed Sibte Razi.

Soren was accompanied by Railway Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad and outgoing chief minister Madhu Koda.