Ranchi: Congress party’s Rajya Sabha representative from Jharkhand, who in a midnight tussle with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the seat, thanked the people of the state for his victory .
“I want to thank all the people who prayed for my victory . This election was different from earlier elections . Every day it was something or the other fake allegations against us, but in the end, we won,” Dheeraj Sahu said .
Meanwhile, Hemant Soren, a member of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, the alliance partner of the Congress in the state, said: “Since the time BJP has made government here and every time Rajya Sabha elections have happened, they have done something bad .”
Soren said the alliance had to teach a lesson to the BJP, which also won a seat in the state .
The Congress and the BJP had won one seat each in Jharkhand .
Dheeraj Sahu won the second seat of Rajya Sabha . The first seat was won by BJP’s Sameer Oraon .(ANI)