Meghalaya Cabinet Minister, 4 MLAs Resign Before Anouncement of Poll Date

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Last Updated: January 18, 2023, 16:17 IST

Meghalaya PHE Minister Renikton Tongkhar resigned from the Assembly on Wednesday (Image: Twitter)

Meghalaya PHE Minister Renikton Tongkhar resigned from the Assembly on Wednesday (Image: Twitter)

The 5 are set to affix the United Democratic Party (UDP), sources within the get together claimed

Meghalaya PHE Minister Renikton Tongkhar and 4 different sitting MLAs of the state resigned from the Assembly on Wednesday hours forward of the Election Commission asserting the ballot date, Assembly official stated.

Besides Tongkhar, those that resigned are Trinamool Congress MLA Shitlang Pale, suspended Congress MLAs Mayralborn Syiem and PT Sawkmie and Independent MLA Lambor Malngiang, he stated.

The 5 are set to affix the United Democratic Party (UDP), sources within the get together claimed.

The Assembly at present has 42 members.

“We have acquired the resignation letters of 5 MLAs. Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh has acquired them in particular person,” Assembly commissioner and secretary Andrew Simons told PTI.

Lyngdoh is the president of the UDP, which is a key alliance of the Conrad Sangma government in the state.

Sangma, who is the National People’s Party supremo, leads the ruling six-party Meghalaya Democratic Alliance. The BJP, which has two MLAs, is part of the MDA. The MDA government is the third coalition to last its full term in power in the state in over 50 years.

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