National People's Party's Conrad Sangma met Meghalaya governor Ganga Prasad on Sunday to stake claim to form the new government in Meghalaya. BJP's northeast strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma who arrived in support of Sangma said that Sangma will be the next CM of Meghalaya
Here are the LIVE UPDATES on Meghalaya Assembly Election Results 2018: The BJP has sent its key Northeast strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma to Shillong. The Congress, on its part, rushed senior leaders Ahmed Patel, Kamal Nath.
Meghalaya Election Results 2018: The Congress has rushed senior leaders Ahmed Patel, Kamal Nath, Mukul Wasnik, and AICC general secretary in charge of the Northeast C P Joshi to Shillong to explore the possibility of forming the government.
According to the list, the Meghalaya chief minister will be contesting from Songsak and Ampathi constituencies.Tripura will go to polls on February 18, followed by Nagaland and Meghalaya on February 27.
“I have not registered for an Aadhaar number. I share the same concern with my people. (Our) right to privacy is important in a democracy, else the whole idea of democracy is diluted,” Mukul Sangma said
The official said 5,305 disabled persons were also provided assistance to the tune of Rs 10.99 crore. Under the Wedding Assistance Scheme, Rs 3.37 crore was spent to assist in the wedding expense of 225 orphaned girls.