BJP leader Pema Khandu will take oath as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh on 29 May. "Pema Khandu will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh on 29 May. Extend my gratitude to BJP MLAs for electing Khandu as the BJP legislature party leader," BJP leader Kiren Rijiju tweeted on Monday.
Congress will restore special category status to Arunachal Pradesh, other North East states if elected to power: Rahul Gandhi in Itanagar
Rahul also said that the Congress will not allow the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to be passed in Rajya Sabha because the bill is "detrimental" to the people of the North East.
The governor, in its order, said "23 members of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly shall cease to be parliamentary secretaries", in line with the directions of the Itanagar Permanent Bench of Gauhati High Court.
In a new twist to the ongoing political drama, the Guwahati High Court on Thursday kept in abeyance all decisions, including the removal of Arunachal Pradesh Assembly Speaker Nebam Rebia at a special "session"
The state cabinet is seeking that the elections be held along with the national elections.
Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, responding to a private member's resolution brought by Congress member Bamang Felix, gave an account of Taniam's killing on January 30 last and subsequent steps taken by the state government.