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Raghubar Das faces tough challenge from BJP rebel in Jamshedpur east


Das is seeking a sixth consecutive term from this seat. Rai was elected to the state assembly from the neighbouring seat — Jamshedpur West — in 2014. Interestingly, Rai was a minister in Das government in the state.

JAMSHEDPUR: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das is facing a tough challenge from his party’s rebel Saryu Rai, who revolted against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership after being denied a party ticket and is in the fray from Jamshedpur East, the state’s most cosmopolitan constituency.

Das is seeking a sixth consecutive term from this seat. Rai was elected to the state assembly ...


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