Jharkhand is in a state of turmoil after reports suggested that Chief Minister Hemant Soren may be sacked by the Election Commission of India (ECI) in the office-for-profit case. The ECI has reportedly sent its recommendations to Governor Ramesh Bais on the allegations against Soren.
Soren allegedly allocated a mining lease to himself while holding the portfolio of the minister of mining in 2021.
What is an 'office of profit'?
An office of profit is a position that brings any financial gain, advantage, or benefit to the officeholder. In the Jharkhand case, the mining lease had the capacity