BJP wins 28 seats, JD(U) 7 & INC 3

BJP leading in both LS seats ITANAGAR: West seat sitting MP Kiren Rijiju with 1,69,852 votes was leading ahead of his six rivals while in East seat, BJP president Tapir Gao  with 1,37,764 votes was leading ahead of his four rivals, while counting was still in progress. Zingnu inks history with 10,755  victory margin By A O News Service ITANAGAR, May 23: Ruling BJP in Arunachal Pradesh has won 25 seats, taking total to 28 with three won uncontested while counting for 8 seats was on with BJP leading in…

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Positive attitudinal investment to propel progress

*Young turk Pema Khandu’s role vital: Experts By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, May 23: “Positive attitudinal investment by the people alone will propel progress of natural resource rich Arunachal Pradesh,” – was the conclusion of hour-long live discussion on ‘Janadesh-2019’ in Door Darshan Kendra here on Thursday by RGU (Pol Sc) faculty Prof Nani Bath and senior journalist Taba Ajum with Pradeep Kumar as anchor. Kumar initiated the discussion by asking why this new trend is in favour of BJP though 48 ruling BJP MLAs were originally Congress before switching over…

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Khonsa West assembly seat to go for by-election as late Aboh wins

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, May 23: Late NPP MLA Triong Aboh who was locked in a straight contest with Phawang Lowang (BJP) won from Khonsa West seat with 971 votes as Aboh polled 5147 and Lowang 4176. Regrettably, Aboh was proceeding from Deomali to Khonsa on May 21 for counting  when his four-vehicle cascade was ambushed by suspected NSCN (IM) cadres at Bogapani village around 11.30 am and 11 of the total 15 occupants, including Aboh were massacred. Deputy chief electoral officer Liken Koyu said that counting as schedule would…

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