Alliance CM face Hemant Soren leads from Dumka, Barhait
The chief ministerial candidate of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal alliance, Hemant Soren, is leading from both Dumka and Barhait assembly seats from his nearest rivals of the BJP by comfortable margins.
Soren is leading by over 3,000 votes from Dumka assembly seat. He secured 32,682 votes in Dumka against his nearest rival BJP candidate Lois Marandi who secured 29,494 votes.
JMM's Executive President and former Chief Minister, Soren, is also leading by over 9,000 votes from the Barhait assembly seat.
He secured 26,862 votes and his rival BJP candidate Simon Malto secured 17,211 votes.IANS