Nagaland Governor PB Acharya has appointed Neiphiu Rio as the new Chief Minister of the state. Mr Rio will replace TR Zeliang. The Governor has received letters of support in favour of Rio from MLAs of BJP, JD (U) and an Independent besides NDPP legislators.
Mr Rio will take the oath of his duties shortly. The Governor has also requested Mr Rio to prove his majority on the floor of the House on or before 16th of March.
Source- AIR World Service
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Exams-
- Neiphiu Rio is currently Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Northern Angami-II Parliamentary constituency.
- Nagaland Capital- Kohima, Governor- PB Acharya.