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Nagaland: DAN stakes claim to form government
March 09, 2008 18:55 IST
The Democratic Alliance of Nagaland with 34 members, including four Independents, met Nagaland Governor K Sankaranarayanan on Sunday and formally staked claim to form the next government in the state.
After electing Neiphiu Rio as the DAN legislature party leader, the MLAs of NPF (26), BJP (2) and NCP (2), accompanied by Lok Sabha MP of NPF W Koniyak, met the Governor.
The four Independents told the Governor that they had formed a group and would extend support to Rio as the DAN legislature party leader besides extending individual support.
The result of one more seat Suruhuto is awaited as repolling will be held there on Monday, the office of the chief electoral officer said.