Kalikho Pul sworn in As 9th CM of Arunachal Pradesh

Date: February 22, 2016

Rajkhowa Itanagar Chief Minister

The political imbalance in the state of Arunachal Pradesh followed by the president’s rule has come to an end with Kalikho pul taking oath as 9th Chief Minister.

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Kalikho pul is now supported by 18 congress rebel MLA’S and 11 BJP MLA’s from outside and 2 independent
The 46 year old congress rebel was previously the Health minister under the Nabam tuki government
President’s rule was imposed in the state in January
On Wednesday, Pul claimed to form government but the high court ordered to maintain status quo in the state
Following this the Supreme court paved way for the formation of government under Pul lifting the president’s rule