Kohima, Mar 6 (PTI) Outgoing Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang today said he had submitted his resignation to Governor P B Acharya. Also Read - All district hqs will have astro turf football ground: Rio

He told reporters that his party, the Naga People’s Front (NPF), would play the role of a constructive opposition in the Assembly for the welfare of the state. Also Read - Centre's project to develop Nagaland as tourist destination to be launched tomorrow

Zeliang had earlier claimed that he had the support of the majority of the MLAs in the House. Also Read - Innovation awards for three Naga youths

The NPF had won 27 seats in the 60-member state Assembly in the recently held election.

The BJP had yesterday announced that it had severed its 15-year-old alliance with the NPF and said it would go with its pre-poll ally, the NDPP.

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