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BJP appoints Ravi Shankar Prasad and Tarun Chungh to elect next Arunachal CM | India News – Times of India

TOI News Desk

NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday appointed former Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and the party’s general secretary Tarun Chugh as central observers for the of chief minister after the recently concluded assembly election in the state.
BJP returned to power in Arunachal Pradesh for the third time in a row, as the party won 46 seats in the 60-member assembly and secured a majority, Election Commission officials said.
Votes were counted for 50 assembly segments for which elections were held in the northeastern state along with Lok Sabha polls on April 19. The remaining 10 seats were won by the saffron party uncontested.
Of the 50 seats, the BJP secured 36 seats and chief minister Pema Khandu is one of the 10 candidates who won unopposed.
The National People’s Party (NPP) bagged five seats, while the People’s Party of Arunachal won two seats and the NCP secured three. Congress won one seat, and Independent candidates emerged victorious in three constituencies.

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