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Kalikho Pul sworn in As 9th CM of Arunachal Pradesh

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The political imbalance in the state of Arunachal Pradesh followed by the president’s rule has come to an end with Kalikho pul taking oath as 9th Chief Minister.

Kalikho Pul sworn in As 9th CM of Arunachal Pradesh

Political Scenario

  • Kalikho pul is now supported by 18 congress rebel MLA’S and 11 BJP MLA’s from outside and 2 independent
  • The 46 year old congress rebel was previously the Health minister under the Nabam tuki government
  • President’s rule  was imposed in the state in January
  • On Wednesday, Pul claimed to form government but the high court ordered to maintain status quo in the state
  • Following this the Supreme court paved way for the formation of government under Pul lifting the president’s rule

Keypoints

  • Former CM – Nabam tuki
  • Governor of Arunachal Pradesh- Rajkhowa
  • Capital– Itanagar
  • Present strength of the house -58
  • 18 rebel MLA’S removed from congress