Meghalaya CM submits resignation as MP

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Tue, Sep 04, 2018, 03:13 PM

Meghalaya CM submits resignation as MP

Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Tuesday resigned from the Lok Sabha after being elected to the Meghalaya Assembly on August 27.

He will take oath as a member of the Assembly on Wednesday.Sangma, who won the by-election from South Tura, said he had submitted his resignation to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

Conrad, who took oath as Chief Minister on March 6, would take oath as MLA of South Tura and member of the 10th Meghalaya Assembly on September 5, one day before the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) Government completes six months in office.

In the by-elections held on August 23 to South Tura constituency and Ranikor constituency, Conrad defeated Congress candidate, Charlotte W. Momin in South Tura, while Pius MarweiƱ defeated NPP candidate, Martin M Danggo in Ranikor.

The Meghalaya Chief Minister also met Union Minister JP Nadda in New Delhi.