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Nagaland home minister slams Governor

Press Trust of India  |  Kohima 

Home Minister Y Patton today criticised state Governor P B Acharya for his statements in the media alleging that the present in the state is corrupt.

During the NPF Central Executive Council meeting, Home Minister Y Patton said since the Governor's opinion was against the functioning of the present government, how would he be able to address the Assembly saying "my is corrupt".

Alleging that was becoming a place for and BJP, he said before things become too serious Naga People's Front (NPF) leaders should have interactions with the Governor.

He also asked to remember that the party was surviving in the state because of NPF.

The NPF is the major party in the Democratic Alliance of that is ruling the state since 2003. is a partner in the alliance.

Minister for PWD (National Highway) Nuklutoshi too criticised the Governor during the meeting.

"The Governor should not be allowed to go to villages without invitation and check implementation of centrally sponsored schemes, specially MGNREGA and Mid Day Meal," he said.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 23:07 IST