Highlights: Nephiu Rio Takes Oath As Nagaland Chief Minister For Fifth Term
Manik Saha will take oath as the Chief Minister of the BJP-led coalition government in Tripura on Thursday, a day after Holi.
National People's Party (NPP)'s Conrad Sangma and Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP)'s Neiphiu Rio took oath as Chief Ministers of Meghalaya and Nagaland respectively today.
Manik Saha will take oath as the Chief Minister of the BJP-led coalition government in Tripura on Thursday, a day after Holi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended the oath-taking ceremonies of Mr Rio and Mr Sangma.
Here are the Highlights on Meghalaya, Nagaland Oath Ceremonies:
Get NDTV UpdatesTurn on notifications to receive alerts as this story develops.
Mar 07, 2023 17:06 (IST)
PM Modi Extends Wishes To Chief Ministers Of Meghalaya, Nagaland
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attended the swearing-in ceremonies of Meghalaya and Nagaland chief ministers and extended his best wishes to them.
"Joined the oath taking ceremony of Shri Neiphiu Rio Ji and his Council of Ministers. I am confident that this team, which is a blend of youth and experience, will continue the good governance trajectory of Nagaland and fulfil people's aspirations. My best wishes to them," he tweeted.
He earlier attended the oath taking ceremony of Conrad Sangma in Meghalaya. PM Modi said, "Attended the oath taking ceremony of Shri Conrad Sangma Ji and his ministerial team. Congratulations to those who took oath. Best wishes to them in their pursuit of taking Meghalaya to new heights of growth."
The BJP is a junior partner to regional parties in both the states.
Mar 07, 2023 15:10 (IST)
9 MLAs, Including 1 Woman Legislator, Take Oath As Ministers In Nagaland's Cabinet
Nine MLAs including a woman legislator Salhoutuonuo Kruse, took oath as ministers in the Nagaland cabinet on Tuesday. Kruse along with G Kaito Aye, Jacob Zhimomi, KG Kenye, P Paiwang Konyak, Metsubo Jamir, Temjen Imna Along, CL John and P Bashangmongba Chang took oath in Kohima.
History was scripted in Nagaland when the state elected its first women legislators in its 60 years of statehood. The state, which has had 13 Assemblies so far, never had a woman MLA before the 2022 result.
Mar 07, 2023 14:18 (IST)
Neiphiu Rio is sworn in as the Chief Minister of #Nagaland for the 5th time. He was administered oath of office & secrecy by Governor La Ganesan in the presence of Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi & Union HM Amit Shah pic.twitter.com/HqvKHi9Zlz
Neiphiu Rio Takes Oath as Nagaland Chief Minister For Record 5th Term
Nagaland political stalwart and its longest serving chief minister Neiphiu Rio assumes office as chief minister for a fifth consecutive term after a convincing win for his party and its ally, the BJP.
Together, the two parties have secured 33 seats in the 60-member Nagaland assembly.
The septuagenarian leader has with this victory, broken the record of veteran leader SC Jamir, who helmed the northeastern state thrice. Read his profile here.
Mar 07, 2023 13:52 (IST)
PM Arrives At Neiphiu Rio's Swearing-In Ceremony As Nagaland Chief Minister
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP National President JP Nadda, and Assam Chief Minister arrive at the Capital Cultural Hall in Kohima for the swearing in ceremony of Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio and the Council of Ministers.
Portfolios To Be Distributed In Next 2 Days: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma
After taking oath as Meghalaya Chief Minister, National People's Party chief Conrad Sangma on Tuesday said that the portfolios will be distributed in the next 24-48 hours.
While talking to the media persons in Shillong, Mr Sangma said, "We will continue to work on the foundations we have laid in the last five years for the development of the state. We are giving a lot of importance to youth and employment. The overall efficiency of benefits of various schemes reaching the grassroots level has improved. The portfolios will be distributed in the next 24-48 hours."
Mar 07, 2023 11:30 (IST)
12-Member Council Of Ministers Take Oath In Meghalaya
Seven other MLAs from the National People's Party (NPP), two from the UDP and one each from BJP and HSPDP were also administered the oath of secrecy as ministers in Mr Sangma's cabinet by Governor Phagu Chauhan at Raj Bhavan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP president JP Nadda and Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma were among those present on the occasion.
Prestone Tynsong and Sniawbhalang Dhar, both from the NPP, took oath as deputy chief ministers.
Shillong | Abu Taher Mondal, Kyrmen Shylla, Marcuise N Marak and Rakkam A Sangma take oath as ministers in the new NPP-led Meghalaya government. pic.twitter.com/w7EaFcEhdz
Marcuise N Marak, Rakkam A Sangma, Ampareen Lyngdoh, Comingone Ymbon and AT Mondal were among those from the NPP who were sworn-in as cabinet ministers. BJP's AL Hek, UDP's Paul Lyngdoh and Kyrmen Shylla, and Shakliar Warjri of the HSPDP also took oath as ministers.
Mar 07, 2023 11:16 (IST)
Watch: Conrad Sangma Sworn In As Chief Minister Of Meghalaya
Conrad Sangma Takes Oath As Meghalaya Chief Minister Again, PM Modi Present
National People's Party chief Conrad Sangma takes oath as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya for the second consecutive term.
Mar 07, 2023 10:46 (IST)
PM To Hold "Closed-Door" Meeting With Assam Cabinet During 2-Day Northeast Visit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday began his two-day visit to the Northeast, where he will attend the swearing-in ceremonies in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland, and also hold a closed-door meeting with the Assam cabinet.
The PM arrived at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati, where he was received by Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria and senior cabinet ministers and officials. From there, he left for Shillong aboard a helicopter.
Conrad Sangma At Prayer Meet With Cabinet Ministers Before Swearing-In Ceremony
#WATCH | Shillong: Meghalaya CM-designate Conrad Sangma attends a prayer meeting with all cabinet ministers before they all leave for Raj Bhavan for the swearing-in ceremony of the new Government. pic.twitter.com/kRCvRNwfLV
PM Modi To Attend Oath Ceremony Of Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma and his cabinet colleagues on Tuesday, officials said.
"All preparations are on for the Prime Minister's visit tomorrow. He will attend the swearing-in ceremony of the chief minister and his cabinet members at the Raj Bhavan," a senior government official told PTI. Read here.
Neiphiu Rio To Lead All-Party Government In Nagaland With No Opposition Neiphiu Rio will be leading an all-party government with no opposition in Nagaland even as the Centre continues talks with former rebels of the NSCN(IM) to finalise a long-awaited peace accord in the border state. The NDPP-BJP coalition, in the recently concluded Nagaland polls, won 37 seats in the 60-member Assembly.