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Advisory panel in making

Ranchi, Feb. 6: Chief minister Hemant Soren is believed to be busy finalising a state co-ordination committee that will aid and offer advice to the coalition government on various critical issues.

According to sources, Hemant Soren is likely to make several changes in the committee composition as proposed by ally Congress last month. A final decision is likely to be taken very soon.

ďThe chief minister is working on the composition of the co-ordination committee that has been proposed by AICC general secretary Janardan Dwiwedi. The new committee may have more members. Apart from proportional representations by parties supporting the government, Independents and MLAs belonging to small parties will be accommodated. There will be no special invitees,Ē said chief ministerís political adviser Himanshu Shekhar Choudhary.

The Congress, in a notice issued on December 17 last year, had proposed a panel with Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh as its chairman. According to the press note, the partyís state president Sukhdeo Bhagat, general secretary in-charge B.K. Hariprasad, minister Rajendra Prasad Singh, chief minister Hemant Soren, RJD MLAs Sanjay Singh Yadav and Janardan Paswan, JMM MLA Dipak Birua and Himanshu Shekhar Choudhary were included as members.

But, the Jharkhand government did not officially notify the committee.

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