Arunachal: Ahead of forming new govt., CM Pema Khandu submits resignation

Governor accepts the resignation of Chief Minister, advised him to continue till the new Government is sworn in. Governor orders dissolution the Sixth State Legislative Assembly.



The Chief Minister  Pema Khandu called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 26th May 2019 and tendered his resignation along with the Council of Ministers.

The Governor has accepted the resignation and requested Pema Khandu and the Council of Ministers to continue till the new Government is sworn in.

A Raj Bhavan communique confirmed that Mr. Khandu called on Governor Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra and handed over his resignation, along with the Council of Ministers.

The resignations were accepted and Mr. Khandu has been asked to continue till a new government, takes charge.

Under the provisions of Article 174 (2) (b) of the Constitution of India, the Governor also has accepted the advice of the Cabinet and signed the Order dissolving the Sixth State Assembly with immediate effect.

The Governor conveyed his appreciation to the Chief Minister for successfully running the State Administration during his tenure as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.


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