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EC issues notification for constitution of Nagaland assembly

india Updated: Mar 11, 2008 15:02 IST

The Election Commission on Tuesday issued a notification for constitution of the 11th Nagaland assembly comprising 59 newly-elected legislators.

The EC in a gazette notification constituted the assembly and the same was forwarded to the governor, K Sankaranarayanan, Chief Electoral Officer CJ Ponraj told PTI.

The NPF-led Democratic Alliance of Nagaland is all set to form the government for the second consecutive term in the state.

As per the constitutional norms, present assembly, which is under suspended animation following imposition of central rule, should be dissolved by the President on recommendation of the Governor.

After having satisfied that a stable government could be formed, the governor would recommend to the President for revocation of the central rule, which was imposed in Nagaland on January 3.

As per norms, after revocation of the President's rule, the leader of the largest party or group is appointed as the Chief Minister and swearing-in of ministers is done.

Rio along with 33 supporters had requested the Governor on Sunday to complete all the formalities by Tuesday.