To some observers Shurhozelie appears to be a compromise to stave off Zeliang's arch enemy, former chief minister and NPF strongman, Neiphiu Rio
Power games in Nagaland, the state searching for a formal end to decades-old armed conflict as well as a future of its own making, took another twist earlier this week. On 22 February, Shürhozelie Liezietsu, an 81-year-old on the verge of retirement from active politics, was sworn in as chief minister, replacing his Naga Peoples Front (NPF) colleague T.R. Zeliang, who resigned on 19 February in the wake of massive sociopolitical unrest across Nagaland.
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