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Meghalaya Election results 2018: Congress to stake claim to form government in state, says Kamal Nath

Shillong: The Congress will stake its claim to form the next government in Meghalaya later in the day, senior party leader Kamal Nath said on Saturday expressing confidence it would succeed in its mission.

File image of Congress leader Kamal Nath. Reuters

File image of Congress leader Kamal Nath. Reuters

"Well, we will make a claim to the governor tonight and ask him to call us to form the government," Nath, who has been despatched to Shillong along with senior leaders Ahmed Patel and Mukul Wasnik to try and form the government in Meghalaya which has returned a hung verdict.

He said Congress was in touch all the regional parties in Meghayala in its efforts to form the government.

He accused the BJP of using money power to cause as much disturbance as possible and to keep the Congress out of power.

In Tripura, where the BJP has ousted the Left Front from power, Nath said the Congress was not a player in the state. "But the people of Tripura will soon understand and they are in for a big shock," he said.

Updated Date: Mar 03, 2018 17:19 PM

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