According to sources, cabinet structure and government formation were discussed during the meeting. The BJP returned to power in Tripura in the recent assembly elections and retained power in Nagaland with alliance partner NDPP.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma arrived at the official residence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah here on Sunday to discuss government formation in Tripura and Nagaland. BJP National President JP Nadda and outgoing Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio were also present in this meeting. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted that the outgoing Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP National President JP Nadda and thanked them for their support in the Nagaland Assembly elections. He has invited both of them to his swearing-in ceremony on March 7.
Cabinet structure and government formation were discussed during the meeting. The BJP returned to power in Tripura in the recent assembly elections and retained power in Nagaland with alliance partner National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP).
BJP secures majority in Tripura by winning 32 seats
It has secured a clear majority while its ally IPFT won one seat. Voting for the state assembly elections was held on February 16 and the results were announced on March 2. Sources said the central leadership is favoring Saha as he has not been involved in controversies so far and can play a key role in maintaining cordial relations with the tribal areas.
NDPP emerged as the single largest party in Nagaland
It has emerged as a big party and together with BJP it has got majority. NDPP contested on 40 seats and BJP on 20 seats. But the NDPP sent the BJP candidate to the Rajya Sabha. Neiphiu Rio of NDPP will again become the Chief Minister with the support of BJP. The BJP is continuously moving forward in Nagaland in association with the regional parties. By merging a national party with a regional party, a national approach is found to solve regional problems. This is the reason why the atmosphere in Nagaland is changing. In Nagaland, NDPP has captured 25 seats. Together they have got a majority.