Top news of today: Naveen Patnaik swearing-in, Karnataka civic polls & more
By Business-standard 26-Jun-2019
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) chief Naveen Patnaik will be sworn-in as Odisha Chief Minister on May 29 for a fifth consecutive term after an emphatic win in the state Assembly elections, the party said on Saturday.
Patnaik has continued his grip over Odisha with his party, BJD, winning 112 Assembly seats in the 147-member House.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has overtaken Congress as the main opposition party by winning 23 seats. Congress has been able to bag only nine seats.
Amid coalition worries, the Congress, a partner in the ruling alliance in Karnataka, has convened a meeting ofits legislature party on Wednesday to discuss the current political developments in the state.
The meeting comes in the backdrop of the rout of the Congress-JD(S) alliance in the Lok Sabha polls and simmering discontent within the party.
Incumbent Pema Khandu will be sworn in as Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister on Wednesday after the state BJP won the recent Assembly and Lok Sabha polls.
The BJP legislature party in Arunachal Pradesh has elected Khandu as their leader during a meeting on Monday. Later, Khandu accompanied by legislator and former Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein and state BJP chief and MP Tapir Gao called on state Governor Brig. B.D. Mishra at the Raj Bhavan in Itanagar and staked claim to form the next government.
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