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Rio takes oath as Nagaland CM

KOHIMA: Setting at rest all uncertainty NDPP leader Neiphu Rio took oath
as Nagaland Chief Minister along with 11 legislator colleagues on
Thursday.
Governor PB Acharya administered the three time chief minister the oath
of office and secrecy at the Public Ground in Kohima in the morning.
Senior Nagaland BJP legislator  Y Patton took oath as deputy chief
minister along with four other party legislators. They include P Paiwang
Konyak, S Pangnyu Phom, T Imna Along, H Tovihoto Ayemi.
Rio has picked up Noke Konyak, CM Chang and Neiba Kronu from his party
along with the lone JD(U) and independent one.

BJP president Amit Shah, Union home minister Rajnath Singh, defence
minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Union minister of state for home Kiren
Rijiju, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, his Arunachal Pradesh,
Meghalya, Manipur counterparts Pema Khandu, Conrad Sangma and Biren
Singh, BJP leaders Ram Madhab, Himanta Biswa Sarma were prominent among
those who attended the swearing in ceremony.
The NDPP-led coalition comprises BJP, JD(U) and an independent whose
strength stands at 32. NPP has withdrawn its support on Wednesday
evening.

 

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