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BJP, JMM To Share Power In Jharkhand On Rotation

The BJP and JMM on Tuesday  agreed to share power on a rotational basis of the remaining four-and-a-half year term of Jharkhand Assembly with the saffron party to be the first to take over. "We
PTI May 18, 2010 15:03 IST
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The BJP and JMM on Tuesday  agreed to share power on a rotational basis of the remaining four-and-a-half year term of Jharkhand Assembly with the saffron party to be the first to take over.

"We have decided that BJP and JMM will share the power for 28 months each with the BJP taking over in the first phase," Chief Minister Shibu Soren and BJP's chief ministerial candidate Arjun Munda told a joint press conference in Ranchi.

Asked when he would step down as chief minister, Soren replied "very soon" without giving a date. PTI