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BJP May Be Invited to Form Government in Delhi

Published: 28th October 2014 10:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th October 2014 10:16 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee has asked Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to "explore the possibility of forming a popular government," according to sources. Jung had earlier advised that the single largest party should be allowed to form government in Delhi.

The president's nod to Jung's recommendation will give a chance to the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has 29 MLAs, to form government after proving its majority in a floor test.

BJP had won 31 seats in the assembly polls in December, but three of its MLAs became MPs after contesting and winning Lok Sbaha polls.

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