Hemant Soren.

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Controversy Erupts Over Jharkhand CM's 'Free Kafan' Announcement

The BJP and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha have engaged in a war of words after the state CM Hemant Soren announced 'free kafans' (shrouds) for COVID-19 victims. Slamming Soren for his "unfortunate" and "shameful" words, BJP politicians said that the administration should have focused on distributing free ration and medicines. In response, CM Soren took a jibe at the BJP's COVID handling, citing the dead bodies found in Ganga in UP. 

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 01:33 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

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