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DAN stakes claim to form next Nagaland Govt

The Democratic Alliance of Nagaland with 34 members meets the Nagaland governor and stakes claim to form the next government in the state.

india Updated: Mar 09, 2008 18:58 IST

The Democratic Alliance of Nagaland with 34 members, including four independents, met the Nagaland Governor K Sankaranarayanan on Sunday evening 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 have 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 tomorrow, the office of the Chief Electoral Officer said.