The announcement comes amidst demands and appeals from Mukroh villagers to set up a border outpost along the inter-state boundary with Assam to prevent further transgressions and incursions.
Some of the protesters reached Polo Hills and tried to burn the effigies outside the chief minister's residence here.
In the wake of violence following the killing of six people at the inter-state border, the apex body of petroleum workers in Assam said it has stopped transportation of fuel to Meghalaya.
The village headman says people fear that Assam police might come again with guns loaded with 'real bullets, not rubber bullets'.
Bernard N Marak, an elected member of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council and also the state BJP vice-president, was earlier granted bail in connection with the running of a brothel in the farmhouse and the seizure of arms and ammunition from the premises.
Chief Minister Conrad Sangma was on his way back from an official visit to his constituency in Garo Hills.
According to the Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People, which held the rally on Friday, there are more than one lakh unemployed youths in the Northeast state.
The president of Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP), Dundee Khongsit, who organised the rally expressed regret at the violence and apologised for the attack on a journalist.
Police allegedly lathi-charged some of the protesters and hurled tear gas shells as they tried to enter the state secretariat building.
“The BJP will not withdraw from the alliance, and will complete its stipulated term in the coalition,” BJP MLA Sanbor Shullai said.
Bernard N Marak was arrested in July after being accused of running a brothel at a farmhouse in West Garo Hills district.
The state government had recently issued provisional licenses to three firms to open casinos to boost tourism and revenue. The Church and various social organisations opposed the move claiming that "legalising gambling" will morally affect the society.
Home Minister Lakhmen Rymbui tells the Assembly that a mob of at least 5,000 people lynched undertrials who escaped the district jail premises on September 10.
The TMC leader alleged massive financial irregularities in the contracts for the procurement of 1,80,000 smart meters awarded by the Meghalaya government.
Bernard N Marak, a former militant leader, had gone missing following a police raid – which started on 22 July night and ran till the next morning – at the farmhouse in Tura.
On July 22, the police raided Meghalaya BJP vice-president Bernard Marak’s farmhouse following a complaint registered in February, when a minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in the premises.
Police said that state BJP vice-president Bernard Marak, who has been accused of running a ‘brothel’ at his farmhouse in Tura, is not cooperating with the investigation.
Rimpu Bagan, a farmhouse owned by militant-turned-politician Bernard N Marak, was raided on the basis of a tip-off, West Garo Hills district's Superintendent of Police Vivekanand Singh told PTI.
The development comes in the wake of several discussions initiated by the state government to get the local languages included in the eighth schedule of the Constitution of India.
A senior official of the commission said it sought legal action after the woman refused to file an FIR against the culprits.
Villagers grow the living root-bridges by training the 'ficus elastica' tree on both sides of water bodies over a period of about 10 to 15 years where the roots form the bridge.
The order follows a visit by the three-judge bench, accompanied by the state chief secretary, to Khliehriat in East Jaintia Hills district, the hub of coal mining in Meghalaya.
Till November, the Congress was the principal opposition in the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly — but after former CM Mukul Sangma and 11 other MLAs jumped ship to join the TMC, the grand old party was left with only five MLAs.
Once a formidable opposition with 17 MLAs, the Congress was left with only five MLAs after 12 legislators defected to TMC last year
Governor Satya Pal Malik in a notification on Thursday gave nod to the decision made by the Meghalaya government relaxing the upper age limits in the two categories instead of 27 years earlier, the official said.