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Rio stakes claim to form Nagaland Govt

KOHIMA: NDPP legislative party leader   Neiphiu Rio on Sunday called on Governor PB Acharya and staked claims to form the government a day after the new regional party and BJP came close to the magic mark.   

The Governor asked the NDPP leader Rio to submit signatures of all the 32 MLAs supporting him by Monday to take a final conclusion on the formation of the new government in the north eastern state.  NDPP and BJP have won 30 seats where JD(U) MLA G Kaito Aye and Independent legislator Tongpang Ozukum announced support to Rio and his party.

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