Jharkhand

Bhagwat added that there is unrest across the country due to fundamentalism, however, every citizen of India is connected to each other despite of diversity in the country because "we are connected with the word Hindu".

Shah said, "I have been trying to bring Babulal Marandi into BJP since I was made BJP chief in 2014. Someone rightly said that he is quite stubborn. We couldn't persuade him easily. He has now joined BJP as per the wish of the people of Jharkhand."

Stone-pelting allegedly took place when the procession supporting CAA and NRC, being taken by members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), was passing through the Amla Toli.

Devdikar, 44, was arrested from Katras area in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district. He will be produced before the Judicial Magistrate today.

A galaxy of top opposition leaders will grace the swearing-in ceremony of JMM chief Hemant Soren as Jharkhand Chief Minister here on Sunday. Chief Ministers of as many as six states have also confirmed their presence.

Soren won by a margin of 13,188 votes from the Dumka seat and from the Barhait assembly constituency by a margin of 25,740 votes.

Out of 81 Jharkhand assembly seats, results for 73 seats have been declared so far. BJP won 24 seats while JMM-led alliance begged 43 seats. On the other hand, AJSU and JVM won two and three seats respectively while others wrested one seat.

The agency predicted a thumping majority for the Congress-JMM-RJD alliance, forecasting 38-50 seats for the Mahagathbandhan thus overthrowing Raghubar Das government from power.

Raghubar Das also congratulated JMM working president Hemant Soren for the victory of the alliance led by his party in the elections.

"We respect the mandate given by the people of Jharkhand. We express our heartfelt gratitude to the people for the opportunity given to BJP to serve the state for five years," tweeted Shah.