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Khandu stakes claim to form govt

  • Chief Minister Pema Khandu
    Chief Minister Pema Khandu

Hours after he was elected as the CLP leader in Arunachal Pradesh, Pema Khandu staked claimed to form the new Government in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday. Immediately after the CLP meeting in Itanagar, accompanied by Nabam Tuki, Kalikho Pul, Takam Sanjay and Podi Richo, the former chief minister’s son meet Governor Tathagat Roy and staked the claim. But before that in the morning, Tuki resigned as Chief Minister. These scheme of things have forced Roy to suspend the assembly floor test.

The Assembly has a strength of 58 which comprises 11 from and 2 independents and 45 from Congress. Khandu is expected to take the oath in a day or two.

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