Independent MP and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda is all set to join the Congress. Koda will formally join the party on the December 30.
He was arrested in the 2009 in connection with the Jharkhand mining scam and is now out on bail.
He was accused of involvement in money laundering, illegal investments, rural electrification and other scams. Koda was the head of the UPA government, which was supported by Congress, RJD and JMM, between 2006 and 2008 when according to the ED/CBI/IT the alleged scams surfaced.