Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. Photograph:( ANI )
Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi for staking claim to form next government in Meghalaya.
Biswa said that without any proper calculations, Rahul sent four senior Congress leaders to Shillong to stake claim to form next government in the state.
"I don't see maturity in him," Biswa added.
#WATCH BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma says Rahul Gandhi sent four senior leaders of the party to Shillong without any calculations on government formation. I don't see maturity in him. pic.twitter.com/c8TdDewBef— ANI (@ANI) March 4, 2018
The BJP leader, who earlier extended support to NPP, said they have a total of 34 members with them as of now.
He also added that the number is likely to increase.
NPP's Conrad Sangma today met Meghalaya Governor to stake claim to form the next government in the Northeast state.
Addressing media after his meeting with the governor, Sangma said the next two-three days are very crucial and promised that everything will be clear by tomorrow.
BJP too supported the decision and declared Sangma as the next chief minister of the Northeast state.
Biswa stated that there will be no deputy CM in the new government.
In the 60-member assembly, the Congress, which had been in power, bagged 21 seats, the NPP, led by Conrad Sangma, son of late PA Sangma, got 19 seats, the BJP got two seats, the United Democratic Party bagged six seats, the People's Democratic Front bagged four seats, the Hill State People's Democratic Party got two seats, the NCP and the Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement got one each and independents bagged three seats.