Monday, February 26, 2024

Topic: Neiphiu Rio

Neiphiu Rio set to be chief minister of Nagaland for record fifth term

Nagaland’s longest serving chief minister Neiphiu Rio is set to assume office as chief minister for a fifth consecutive term after a convincing win for his party Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and its ally, the BJP.

“Nagaland firm on repealing AFSPA”: CM Neiphiu Rio

Standing firm on repealing the draconian Armed Forces Special Act (AFSPA), Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio emphasised that they would not budge away from the unanimous resolution adopted in the state assembly on 20 December 2021, which demanded the repeal of AFSPA from the state.