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Arunachal CM to meet Sonia to finalise council of ministers

Last Updated: Monday, October 26, 2009 - 16:11

Itanagar: Arunachal Chief Minister Dorjee
Khandu, who won a thumping two-third victory for the Congress
in the state, is expected to meet AICC chief Sonia Gandhi
today to finalise his council of ministers.

Khandu left for the national capital accompanied by APCC
chief Nabam Tuki, home minister in the outgoing ministry
Jarbom Gamlin and former speaker Satong Sena.

He took the oath of office yesterday to start his second
stint as chief minister after being elected CLP leader
unanimously on Saturday. He had told mediapersons that the
expansion of his ministry would be effected within 10 days.

Arunachal Pradesh with 60 MLAs can have a ministry with a
maximum strength of 12 under the law.

Bureau Report

First Published: Monday, October 26, 2009 - 16:11
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