Resort Politics in Jharkhand: 32 MLAs of UPA taken to Raipur in a special flight

Ranchi: Finally the ongoing political drama in Jharkhand has moved a step forward as part of the resort politics as 32 MLAs of the UPA in Jharkhand were on Tuesday late afternoon airlifted to a resort in neighbouring state of Chhattisgarh were they would be lodged for the next two days. 

The MLAs of the JMM Congress and RJD boarded a special flight of Indigo to Raipur from where the MLAs were taken to the Mayfair resort located in Nava Raipur.

A thick security cover has been thrown around the resort to keep the flock intact. Earlier on Tuesday, the MLAs arrived in their separate vehicles along with their luggage and thereafter all of them were made to board two luxury buses which had been brought from Kolkata.

From the CM house located at Kanke Road the legislators got in the buses with Chief Minister Hemant Soren himself accompanying them in one of the bus to the Birsa Munda Airport. From the airport, the Chief Minister returned back to his residence while others went in the flight.

Talking to media outside the Airport he asked the media persons as to what they wanted to know. He said that it was nothing surprising nor any new trend is being set up here moreover nothing unexpected is going to happen here.

The Chief Minister said that the government was ready to tackle any situation and as part of the strategy different measures are taken and the actions of the day are a small part of the larger strategy he said adding that going forward many things would be seen as the government was ready to give reply to the conspirators.

After a silence of two days suddenly the politics in the state once again started buzzing as in the afternoon the MLAs of the UPA and the cabinet ministers started reaching the CM house. Later in three vehicles, the luggage of the MLAs was sent to the airport and security at the airport was also increased. Among the 32 MLAs who have gone to Chhattisgarh included 19 from JMM, 12 from Congress and 1 from RJD.

State Congress Chief Rajesh Thakur, incharge for party affairs in Jharkhand Avinash Pandey have also gone to Raipur with the MLAs. Those who did not board the flight included all the cabinet ministers of JMM quota including Champai Soren, Joba Manjhi, Mithlesh Thakur, Jaggarnath Mahto and Hadizul Hassan.

MLAs Basant Soren and Lobin Hembrom have been directed to reach Dumka and keep a watch over the situation post the murder of Ankita Singh. Speaker Ravindra Nath Mahto is also in Ranchi.

From the Congress side MLAs Pradeep Yadav, Ramchandra Singh and  Mamta Devi did not board the flight over ill health and maternity issues while three others including Irfan Ansari, Rajesh Kacchap and Namax Vixal Kongadi are suspended and are in Kolkata as per their bail conditions imposed by the Calcutta High Court.

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