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Rio proving majority on the floor

KOHIMA: The NDPP-led Nagaland government is facing floor test in the special assembly session on Tuesday a week after Neiphu Rio along with 11 others were sworn in.

Before that  the new members of the House will take oath and affirmation from the pro tem Speaker and the new Speaker would be elected on Wednesday.
Governor PB Acharya had earlier asked the Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio to prove his majority on the floor of the House by March 15
. The newly formed Progressive Democratic Alliance Government has 18 NDPP, 12 BJP, 1 JD(U) and 1 Independent MLAs. After a recess of eight days the session will resume on  March 22.

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