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In Pictures: JMM-led alliance thumps BJP in Jharkhand assembly elections

Updated : December 24, 2019 12:16 PM IST

The JMM-led three-party alliance stormed to power in Jharkhand on Monday, ousting the BJP in yet another state in the Hindi heartland after the saffron party's stupendous performance in the Lok Sabha elections, a development that could have profound implications for the country.

Supporters of Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) celebrates in Ranchi. The JMM-led three-party alliance stormed to power in Jharkhand on Monday, ousting the BJP in yet another state in the Hindi heartland after the saffron party's stupendous performance in the Lok Sabha elections, a development that could have profound implications for the country. (PTI Photo)
Supporters of Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) celebrates in Ranchi. The JMM-led three-party alliance stormed to power in Jharkhand on Monday, ousting the BJP in yet another state in the Hindi heartland after the saffron party's stupendous performance in the Lok Sabha elections, a development that could have profound implications for the country. (PTI Photo)
Party workers and supporters of Congress and JMM celebrate during Jharkhand Assembly election results, in Ranchi. The Raghubar Das government's feat of providing a stable government that lasted a full five-year term in a state where chief ministers changed faster than seasons did not cut ice with the electorate which decided to repose faith in a coalition that fought over seats and broke up five years ago. (PTI Photo)
Party workers and supporters of Congress and JMM celebrate during Jharkhand Assembly election results, in Ranchi. The Raghubar Das government's feat of providing a stable government that lasted a full five-year term in a state where chief ministers changed faster than seasons did not cut ice with the electorate which decided to repose faith in a coalition that fought over seats and broke up five years ago. (PTI Photo)
JMM working president Hemant Soren addresses a press conference in Ranchi. Contesting the state assembly elections alone for the first time sans long-standing ally the AJSU Party, the ruling BJP bagged 25 seats, five less than the JMM which led the table, clinching 30 in the 81-member House. (PTI Photo)
JMM working president Hemant Soren addresses a press conference in Ranchi. Contesting the state assembly elections alone for the first time sans long-standing ally the AJSU Party, the ruling BJP bagged 25 seats, five less than the JMM which led the table, clinching 30 in the 81-member House. (PTI Photo)

JMM working president Hemant Soren addresses a press conference. The JMM-led alliance, which also has the Congress and the RJD, secured 45 seats, way above the majority mark of 41. (PTI Photo)
JMM working president Hemant Soren addresses a press conference. The JMM-led alliance, which also has the Congress and the RJD, secured 45 seats, way above the majority mark of 41. (PTI Photo)

BJP supporters celebrate the party's victory in Ranchi.  Of the 75 seats, the JMM won 29 seats, the Congress 15 and the RJD 1, as per the results available till 10 PM. (PTI Photo)
BJP supporters celebrate the party's victory in Ranchi.  Of the 75 seats, the JMM won 29 seats, the Congress 15 and the RJD 1, as per the results available till 10 PM. (PTI Photo)
Congress candidate from Jamshedpur West Assembly constituency Banna Gupta celebrates his victory along with his supporters, in Jamshedpur.  (PTI Photo)
Congress candidate from Jamshedpur West Assembly constituency Banna Gupta celebrates his victory along with his supporters, in Jamshedpur.  (PTI Photo)
Congress party workers celebrate their victory in Jharkhand Assembly elections, at the party office in Lucknow, Monday. (PTI Photo)
Congress party workers celebrate their victory in Jharkhand Assembly elections, at the party office in Lucknow, Monday. (PTI Photo)

Supporters of Congress celebrate their win in Jharkhand Assembly election, outside Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan in Ahmedabad. (PTI Photo)
Supporters of Congress celebrate their win in Jharkhand Assembly election, outside Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan in Ahmedabad. (PTI Photo)
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das tenders his resignation to Governor Draupadi Murmu at Raj Bhawan, in Ranchi. The BJP, which had posted a spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha election in the middle of the year, was yet to score a convincing triumph in an assembly election since. (PTI Photo)
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das tenders his resignation to Governor Draupadi Murmu at Raj Bhawan, in Ranchi. The BJP, which had posted a spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha election in the middle of the year, was yet to score a convincing triumph in an assembly election since. (PTI Photo)
Published : December 24, 2019 12:16 PM IST
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