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PN Syiem calls on Sonia Gandhi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 Dec 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Syiem likely to meet Rahul today


SHILLONG, Dec 16: A day after Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president met AICC leader Sonia Gandhi, Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), Chief Executive Member (CEM) PN Syiem met her.

Syiem met Gandhi at her residence today evening at around 6 pm.

It may be mentioned that Syiem is at loggerheads with Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma over the issue of dual post.

The KHADC CEM had alleged that, the dual post Bill was taken up by the Chief Minister without due consultations within the party. “The party president gave me a patient hearing to my grievances,” Syiem said. The Mawsynram legislator, briefed the party president on the on dual post issue and his tussle with Dr Sangma.

Syiem will be meeting AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday. It is also understood that the Chief Minister might meet Sonia in Delhi. It may be mentioned that on Tuesday, Dr Lapang met the AICC president and submitted a detailed report on the political situation in Meghalaya as wanted by her. Sonia was apprised about the pending issue of dual post, the party’s loss in the GHADC polls recently and also in the Nongstoin by polls.

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