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Congress to fight 2014 elections with JMM in 5 states

July 5, 2013

The agreement offers the post of the Chief Minister to Hemant Soren, the son of JMM chief Shibu Soren. In exchange, the JMM will reportedly allow the Congress to contest 10 of the 14 parliamentary seats from the state. The agreement between the two parties will extend to five states including Odisha, West Bengal and Bihar.