Udayavni Special

Newly-elected MLAs of Meghalaya take oath


Team Udayavani, Mar 7, 2018, 5:30 PM IST

Shillong: All 58 newly-elected legislators of the 10th Meghalaya Assembly today took oath before Pro-tem Speaker Timothy Shira at a special session held here.

Shira, 68, is the oldest member of the House.

Chief Minister Conrad Sangma of the National People’s Party (NPP), who is currently the Lok Sabha MP from Tura, was present during the oath taking ceremony.

His predecessor Mukul Sangma of the Congress, who was elected for the sixth time, took oath for the two seats he won Ampati and Songsak.

United Democratic Party (UDP) supremo Donkupar Roy, also a former CM, took oath for the seventh time as member of the Assembly.

Meanwhile, it was decided that the Speaker election would be held on March 12.

The NPP would field Donkupar Roy of the UDP for the Speaker’s post while the opposition Congress decided to put up Winnerson D Sangma for the post, sources said.

Of the 58 MLAs, 27 were elected for the first time.

Top News

K’taka COVID-19 update: 4267 new cases; 5218 discharges; 114 deaths on Aug 10

Govt has betrayed ‘Corona Warriors’: Rahul Gandhi

SSLC results: Auto driver’s son, girl who studied through tele-classes are State toppers

BS Yediyurappa discharged from Hospital

Several BJP workers in Kashmir resign after attacks by militants

5 killed, 10 injured in blast in Pak town bordering on Afghanistan

Karnataka: SSLC results declared; Pass percentage falls to 71.80%



Related Articles More

Govt abolishes Cotton Advisory Board; notifies change in status of textiles research associations

Govt has betrayed ‘Corona Warriors’: Rahul Gandhi

Several BJP workers in Kashmir resign after attacks by militants

Dagdusheth Ganpati: Outbreak changes 127-year-old tradition

Kozhikode air crash: Air India Express says 56 injured passengers discharged from hospitals

MUST WATCH

Karnataka SSLC Results 2020 Declared | Udayavani

Belthangady : A massive landslide near Mittagabilu village

SSLC results: Nidhi Rao from DK dist amongst second toppers in state

Dr. Dhananjay KVK | Narendra Modi words about Agriculture | Highlights

Ravi Karkala | How to Cultivate Good Quality Mushroom | Udayavani

Latest Additions

K’taka COVID-19 update: 4267 new cases; 5218 discharges; 114 deaths on Aug 10

Govt abolishes Cotton Advisory Board; notifies change in status of textiles research associations

K’taka Cong demands Rs 10,000 cr package to protect Kaveri river basin

DK COVID-19 update: 146 new cases; 533 discharges; 8 deaths on Aug 10

Haveri: 2 commit suicide after SSLC results

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.