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Taditui Rangkau Zeliang and Yanthungo Patton took oath as Deputy chief ministers of Nagaland in Kohima.
Neiphiu Rio was sworn in as the Nagaland Chief Minister for a fifth term on Tuesday. Taditui Rangkau Zeliang and Yanthungo Patton took oath as Deputy chief ministers of Nagaland in Kohima. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Nagaland Governor La Ganesan, BJP President JP Nadda and Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma attended the oath-taking ceremony.
Nine MLAs including G Kaito Aye, Jacob Zhimomi, KG Kenye, P Paiwang Konyak, Metsubo Jamir, Temjen Imna Along, CL John, Salhoutuonuo Kruse and P Bashangmongba Chang also took oath as ministers in the Nagaland cabinet.
The alliance of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) retained power in Nagaland after winning assembly elections on March 2. The BJP-NDPP alliance bagged 37 seats in the in 60-constituency Nagaland Legislative Assembly elections 2023.