SHILLONG: The Meghalaya Cabinet on Tuesday has allotted a district each to a minister for taking the salute during the upcoming Independence Day celebrations.
Informing reporters after the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong informed that Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma would take the salute during the Independence Day in Shillong.
Tynsong will be taking the salute in Nongstoin, West Khasi Hills.
Health and Family Welfare Minister, Alexander Laloo Hek will take the salute in Nongpoh, Ri-Bhoi district while PWD (Building) Minister, Comingone Ymbon will do the honours in Jowai, West Jaintia Hills.
Education, Minister Lahkmen Rymbui will take the Independence Day salute in Tura, West Garo Hills, while PHE Minister, Samlin Malngiang will take the salute in Baghmara, South Garo Hills.
Tourism Minister, Metbah Lyngdoh will do the honours in Mawkyrwat, West Khasi Hills while Social Welfare Minister, Kyrmen Shylla will take the salute in Resubelpara, North Garo Hills.
Agriculture Minister, Banteidor Lyngdoh will take the salute in Ampati, in South West Garo Hills district while Urban Affairs Minister, Hamletson Dohling will take the salute in Khliehriat, East Jaintia Hills district.