Ranchi, July 8: JMM Legislature Party leader Hemant Soren today convened a meeting of party MLAs tomorrow to finalise a date to call on Governor Syed Ahmad and stake claim for formation of a new government in the state.
“Hemant Soren, our CLP leader and CM candidate, has convened JMM-LP meeting in which the date will be decided for staking claim to form government,” JMM's General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya said here.
“We are ready with the list,” he said when asked whether they have the list of 42 MLAs in a house of 82 members including one nominated MLA who has voting right.
“We'll announce after the meeting tomorrow,” he said when asked whether the party would stake claim tomorrow itself.
The JMM/Congress/RJD parties have a total of 36 MLAs and they reportedly got the support of six independent MLAs, taking it to 41 MLAs.