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Pema Khandu takes oath as Arunachal Pradesh’s chief minister

May 29, 2019 18:51 IST
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Pema Khandu took oath as Arunachal Pradesh’s chief minister for the second time. He was administered the oath of office by Governor BD Misra. Khandu has been in the CM’s chair since July 2016. The swearing-in ceremony of the 39-year-old and 11 other ministers took place at Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre in state capital Itanagar—the first time outside the Raj Bhawan. The ceremony was attended by Assam’s CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Manipur’s chief minister N Biren Singh, Tripura’s Biplab Deb, Nagaland’s Neiphiu Rio and Meghalaya’s Conrad Sangma.BJP had won 41 of the 60 seats in the state assembly polls earlier this month.