Ranchi, Jharkhand 01 July 2015 :: JMM working President Hemant Soren (2nd-L) along with Congress senior leader Alamgir Alam (2nd-R), JVM senior leader Pradeep yadav (L) and their Rajya Sabha candidate Hazi Husain Ansary (R) during a meeting with legislators on the eve of Rajya Sabha poll in Ranchi on Wednesday. Photo-Ratan Lal
As the monsoon departs and season of festival –Diwali and Chhath –arrives,Opposition leaders return to business in Jharkhand.
No wonder why they have decided to use an old method to pounce on the ruling BJP government led by Chief Minister Raghubar Das.
As such while Diwali and Chhath festivals are slated to be observed on October 30 and November 3-6,the state will witness two rallies and one shutdown in protest against land acquisition for various projects and changes proposed to the state’s two land acts through an ordinance.
The Opposition parties comprising Congress,JMM and JD(U)have called a rally on October 19 and a shutdown on October 24 against the police firing at Barkagao in Hazaribagh district.In the police firing four villagers were killed.
On Friday,the opposition leaders had held a meeting and chalked out strategy for the rally and the shutdown. All top opposition leaders took part in the meeting.They including former CM and JMM leader Hemant Soren