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NPF, BJP to work out seat-sharing formula

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By IANS Updated: Jan 27, 2018 12:01 am
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Kohima, Jan. 26 (IANS): The ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) and the BJP have agreed to work out modalities for seat-sharing for the forthcoming Nagaland assembly election, Chief Minister TR Zeliang said on Fri.
“We agreed to select the teams from the respective party to work out the modalities for seat sharing,” he said after his meeting with Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah in New Delhi on Thursday evening.
“We agreed to continue the NPF-BJP alliance for growth and development,” added Zeliang who is heading the combined NPF-BJP government.
Describing the meeting with Shah as a healthy deliberation, the NPF leader said: “Our bond and relationship will grow stronger and better in the coming days. This will result in a progressive and much developed Nagaland state.”
“…the alliance of NPF-BJP, along with the other DAN partners, will sweep the upcoming polls,” Zeliang said.
Rio joined the newly-floated Nagaland Democratic People’s Party.
“We will again form the next government, a very stable government, and the instability which rocked the 12th NLA will be a thing of the past. Development and progress of the state and solution to the Naga Political Issue (insurgency) will be our top priority,” Zeliang said.

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By IANS Updated: Jan 27, 2018 12:01:33 am