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SSC meeting awaited, new DGP yet to be med

 Staff Correspondent

Shillong, April 4: The State Security Commission (SSC) is waiting for the High court nomited members who will be part of the core team to decide the new Meghalaya  Director General of Police (DGP). As reported by The Sentinel last week about the pending meeting of the SSC, the Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma conceded on Wednesday that there has been no sittings due to legal and procedural lapses. 
The present DGP Swaraj Bir Singh will retire by April end.  Time is running out, agreed the Chief Minister while mentioning the constraints in his one month old government. “The exercise has been delayed but we have written to the honourable chief justice to nomite the two other members into the SSC panel.
The SSC comprises of the Chief Minister, the leader of the Opposition, the Home Minister and two members from the legal fraternity.  As reported earlier, there are five contenders for the top post. They are  YC Modi  presently with the NIA, PS  Purohit, now attached with the Intelligence Buruea (IB), R Awasthi, RP Agarwal and BL Buam – all serving in diffrenet capacity in the Meghalya government.