The Congress on Friday inked an alliance agreement with the Jharkhand Janmukti Morcha for contesting the next Lok Sabha election in While the Congress will contest in 10 seats, the JMM will get four seats. This was announced by JMM leader Hemant Soren, who will be the Chief Minister of the Congress—JMM coalition in Jharkhand. The alliance is not confined to Jharkhand as both parties have decided to contest the LS polls together in West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Chhattisgarh as well.

While Chhattisgarh goes to Assembly polls this year, Odisha polls will be held along with LS elections next year. PTI

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