SHILLONG, Feb 1: The Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) in a meeting convened today has taken the decision to bridge the gap between the government, party and people at large. It has also decided to restructure its co-ordition committee immediately. Addressing newsmen after the meeting Chief Advisor to the State government, D.D. Lapang, “The MPCC have been instructed to revamp and reshuffle all the branch committees and see that no non-functiol instances should remain anywhere.” He informer that as of now there are only 6 members in the co-ordition committee, 3 from the government side and 3 from the party and non-MLAs were not included who may have more point and grievances to ventilate. He said in view of this there is a need of proper involvement of the senior non MLAs and leading party members to be involved.
“There has been a change here and there and the number has been reduced from the main executive committee, Lapang said adding that they have reduced vice-president and re-organized the election committee and strengthen the legal department.
On asked when the party will announce the mes of the candidates for the upcoming Bye-elections in the two District Councils, Lapang, said that they have already got the recommendation at the MPCC level.
The committee has also decided to take up the matter connected with the Rangbah Shnong more appropriately with the co-ordition committee.
Lapang said that seeing the Bye-elections of the District Council standing on the way, this committee has directed all office bearers to work with heart so that these Bye elections will be successful from the party side.
Meanwhile when asked about the ongoing stalemate between the Chief Minister Minister Mukul Sangma and CEM KHADC PN Syiem, Lapang said, “From the very beginning as a president my duty is to apprise the AICC about the matter, the word from the AICC is you refer the case to us and we will take care of the matte,” adding that the ball is very much in the court of the AICC and he will leave the matter on the wisdom of the AICC.