Conrad will be sworn in on Tuesday.
Cong leaders meet Meghalaya Governor, stake claim to form Govt: AFTER emerging as the single largest party in Meghalaya, the Congress staked a claim to form a Government in the State at a meeting with Governor Ganga Prasad, officials and party leaders said on Sunday.
The swearing-in ceremony was held at Raj Bhawan in Shillong at 10.30 a.m.
"The governor has invited me to form the government since I have the numbers", Sangma said. The PDF bagged four seats while the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM) and three Independents got one seat each.
The Congress tried to retain power in Meghalaya by sharing power with the regional parties. The strength of BJP and its allies has now risen to 32.
He said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was "obsessed with grabbing power using big money to create an opportunistic alliance".
BJP usurped power in Meghalya through proxy, democracy 'demonetised', says Rahul
The Congress has not only lost Meghalaya, one of the few states it still ruled, it drew a blank in both Tripura and Nagaland. Obsessed instead with grabbing power , using big money to create an opportunistic alliance, " Rahul tweeted.
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The ability to identify with Lady Bird and her mother was one of the strongest aspects of Gerwig's directorial debut. She previously won best actress for "Sophie's Choice" and "The Iron Lady", and for supporting work in "Kramer vs.
The new Chief Minister urged his coalition to work together as a team to ensure that Meghalaya made rapid progress.
Others in the cabinet are Prestone Tynsong, Comingone Ymbon and Sniawbhalanag Dhar from the NPP, Metbah Lyngdoh, Lahkmen Rymbui and Kyrmen Shylla from the United Democratic Party, Banteidor Lyngdoh and Hamletson Dohling of People's Democratic Front. BJP has won 12 seats while NPF has won 27 seats. "Time for Modi government and BJP to answer whether it stands for the division of Tripura".
"Whoever takes the charge as the political chief executive of the state, the responsibility that will be vested upon him, is tremendous and will require lots of support from everyone", he told reporters. He said, development of the state will be his main priority. "In Tripura also the same result will be reflected".
However, by March 2009, the government started tearing apart and Meghalaya was put under President's Rule, paving the way for the formation of another coalition government led by Congress.
BJP has appointed Union Ministers - Nitin Gadkari and Jual Oram - as Central Observers to help facilitate the election of BJP legislature party leader in the state.Until Mukul Sangma's advent, chief ministers in Meghalaya stayed in office for very short terms. He called it a win for democracy over brute force and intimidation.
He said the BJP has aligned in Tripura with IPFT whose election plank is now demanding a tribal CM. "The real challenge and the real work starts now".