Jamshedpur : CM Raghubar Das on Thursday received a heroic welcome as he arrived at his hometown after being crowned for coveted post. The mood amongst the saffron party workers in Jamshedpur is upbeat as the senior BJP leader soon after his arrival promised development.
Over 500 BJP supporters were present to receive Das as he arrived at the Sonari aerodrome in a chopper at 12.50 pm. Sporting kurta pyjama and a red bundi, a seemingly tired Das waved at the supporters while walking to inspect the guard of honour at a far corner of the aerodrome.
Das skipped going to the dais where Sakchi Bazaar Vyapari Sangh had made arrangements to welcome the CM of Jharkhand. But the five-time MLA from Jamshedpur East did climb the dais near Palang Market (in Sakchi) where the district unit of the BJP had arranged a similar function.
The BJP national vice-president accepted the greetings at Golmuri roundabout before halting at Shitla Mandir in Bhalubasa. After paying obeisance, Das headed to his old home at Bhalubasa Harijan Bustee.
The residence of Das was decorated with flowers when he reached there at about 2.40 pm. His better half Rukmini, daughter Renu and son Lalit greeted him with aarti, garlands and sweets. Das also garlanded his wife and also offered her sweet. He went inside his room for a much-needed rest.
Meanwhile, party workers erupted into celebration sooner local Jamshedpur East MLA returned to Jamshedpur. Prior to this received a heroic welcome on his arrival in the city party activities raised slogans in his favour and garlanded him.
Leaders of district BJP party along with hundreds of youth activists garlanded him and congratulated him for his success. They said that he was the only leader from the State in the party to bag the big post and it is really a matter of pride.
Jamshedpur East , the constituency presently represented by Das, virtually turned into a partying zone with people queuing up at his residence at Sidhgora. Das is known for his firebrand politics and, the one who is credited for ensuring mass development.