- Hemant Soren resigned as Jharkhand Chief Minister: After being questioned by the ED for a land scam, Hemant Soren stepped down as Chief Minister.
- Champai Soren to be new CM: Senior JMM leader and Transport Minister Champai Soren will replace Hemant Soren.
- Ruling alliance met Governor: JMM and Congress MLAs met the Governor to submit their claim for forming the government with Champai Soren as CM.
- Hemant Soren arrested by ED: Following his resignation, Hemant Soren was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the land scam case.
Q. What was the reason behind Hemant Soren’s resignation as Chief Minister of Jharkhand?
a) He lost a vote of confidence in the assembly.
b) He was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a corruption case.
c) He resigned due to health reasons.
d) He was asked to step down by his party.
Ans : b) He was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a corruption case.
Q. Who will be the new Chief Minister of Jharkhand?
a) Hemant Soren
b) Champai Soren
c) CP Radhakrishnan
d) None of the above
Ans : b) Champai Soren