Kohima (Nagaland) [India], Feb. 22 (ANI): Naga People’s Front (NPF) president Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Wednesday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland.Also Read - Omicron Response: List of Countries That Have Put Travel Restrictions To African Nations

Liezietsu along with 11 ministers were administered the oath of office and secrecy by the Governor P.B. Acharya at the Raj Bhavan here. Also Read - What Motivated Shreyas Iyer to Get His Maiden Test Ton? Coach Pravin Amre Reveals

Liezitsu will succeed T.R. Zeliang, who resigned as Chief Minister of Nagaland after widespread protests over reservation to women in local body elections. Also Read - Football: Manisha Kalyan Defies All Odds; Scored Dream Goal Against Brazil

Liezitsu was invited by the Governor to form a new government on Monday after he emerged as the unanimous choice for the post and formally staked his claim.

Meanwhile, Nagaland Tribes Action Committee (NTAC) has called off its statewide bandh following the resignation of Zeliang as the Chief Minister. (ANI)

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