Ranchi: The Chotanagpur Tenancy (CNT) Act and Santhal Pargana Tenancy Act (SPTA) have brought two main political parties of the coalition government in Jharkhand, the JMM and the BJP, face to face. After demanding amendments in the Acts, the BJP has hinted that it is not going to step back from its demands.

Following which, the party has instructed its legislators to adopt an aggressive attitude in this regard. The BJP has also held a meeting with its legislators.

The meeting presided by National general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan was attended by state president Dr Dineshanand Goswami, Chief Minister ArjunMunda and many MLAs. In the meeting it was decided that during the assembly session the issue would be raked up.

Pradhan said, “Everything will be done to benefit the tribals. No meddling will be done with the Act.”

Meanwhile, the JMM has also called for a meeting with its legislators to tackle the rift emerging with its ally the BJP.

(JPN/ Bureau)