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Jharkhand Assembly elections: BJP MLA from Barhi, Umashankar Akela, joins Congress ahead of polls


  • Former BJP MLA from Jharkhand's Barhi constituency, Umashankar Akela, joined the Congress ahead of the Assembly polls in the state.

  • Akela joined the Congress in New Delhi in the presence of AICC in-charge RPN Singh and Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee president Rameshwar Oraon, Hazaribag district Congress leader Devraj Kushwaha said.

  • Kushwaha claimed that Akela joined the Congress after not being given a BJP ticket from Barhi Assembly seat in the upcoming elections in the state.

Ranchi/Hazaribag: Former BJP MLA from Jharkhand's Barhi constituency, Umashankar Akela, on Sunday joined the Congress ahead of the Assembly polls in the ...


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