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The Bharatiya Janta Party on Friday said if the decision to join the government of Arunachal Pradesh provides stability in the state, then it should be welcomed.
The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) in Arunachal Pradesh will join Chief Minister Pema Khandu led-Peoples Party of Arunachal (PPA) today.
This major coalition came nearly a month after Khandu and 42 other MLAs of the Congress switched sides and, merged with former chief minister Kalikho Pul's regional party PPA.
In Mid-September, Chief Minister Pema Khandu resigned from the Congress party with 42 other MLAs, stating that the decision to do so was unanimous, and added that the aspiration of the people of the state is very regional in character and it was necessary to have a synergy between the two.
Khandu was sworn-in as the ninth Arunachal Chief Minister on 17 July.
In a dramatic turnaround in this land-locked state on July 16, Congress replaced Nabam Tuki by choosing Khandu as the new Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader, who staked claim to power on the basis of support of 45 party MLAs along with two Independents.
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