Nagaland Assembly elections

Unequal balance

Print edition : March 30, 2018

Nagaland’s new Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio (second from left) at the swearing-in ceremony in Kohima on March 8, with four other Chief Ministers from the region. On his left is Manipur’s Biren Singh. On his right are Assam’s Sarbananda Sonowal, Arunachal Pradesh’s Pema Khandu and Meghalaya’s Conrad Sangma. Photo: PTI

The BJP manages to secure a presence in the ruling dispensation in Nagaland, but with six Ministers from the BJP and only three from the major coalition partner the NDPP, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio may well find it difficult to keep his flock together.
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