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T R Zeliang To Be Sworn In As Nagaland CM As Liezietsu Fails To Turn Up For Floor Test

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| July 19 , 2017 , 13:57 IST

Nagaland Governor P B Acharya on Wednesday dismissed the five-month-old government of Shürhozelie Liezietsu after he failed to prove his majority in the Assembly, a Raj Bhavan official said.

The official told news agencies that the Governor has invited veteran Naga People's Front (NPF) legislator T R Zeliang to form a new government. 

Zeliang, who will take oath as Chief Minister at Raj Bhavan, has been directed to prove his majority on the floor of the House.