"Committed to winning back the trust of the people", tweets Rahul Gandhi

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The BJP, which won only two seats in the state, cobbled together an alliance with National People's Party (19), UDP (6), PDF (4), HSPDP (2) and independent (1) to form a majority in the House of 60-member Assembly.

Eleven other ministers were also sworn in the same day. The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah were also present at the swearing-in ceremony. The United Democratic Party (UDP) won six seats while its alliance partner the HSPDP won two seats.

Son of former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma, Conrad is now a Lok Sabha member from Tura.

In Meghalaya, he said, as the BJP prepares to share power with just two MLAs, "every discordant party that fought BJP and each other, ideologically-politically-electorally, is sewn up to form the government at any cost".

Agartala: Tripura BJP president and MLA Biplab Deb on Tuesday said he was invited by Governor Tathagata Roy to form the new government in the state. Having joined the government, the BJP's activities elsewhere will come under closer scrutiny and may impact the life of the coalition. "I congratulate Conrad Sangma".

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Northeast has rejected the "politics of hate" by "unanimously" voting the BJP to power.

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He further said the BJP is not a communal party and in the BIP ruled states there is no incident of communal violence rather the opposition who brands BJP as communal are themselves communal.

Meanwhile, the newly elected members of Congress have elected outgoing chief minister Mukul Sangma as the legislature party leader. "The real challenge and the real work starts now".

Yesterday, Mallikarjun Kharge hit out at BJP claiming that Congress had worked hard in Meghalaya and secured more seats than BJP.

The Congress got ousted from power in Meghalaya's recently held Assembly elections while in areas like Tripura and Nagaland, the party did not manage to win a single seat.

The National People's Party was founded by late Garo leader PA Sangma, who was a Lok Sabha speaker and a former chief minister of Meghalaya.

Outgoing Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar submitted his resignation to Governor Tathagata Roy on Sunday, a day after the CPI (M)-led Left Front was dethroned by the BJP-IPFT coalition after almost 25 years in power.