SHILLONG: Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya who is also a leader of the National People’s Party (NPP) Prestone Tynsong said that the problems within the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) should be resolved immediately by this week.
It may be mentioned that the ruling alliance in KHADC has been reduced to a minority within two months of its formation. Six MDCs of the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) — three from NPP, two independents and one PDF — withdrew support to the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) coalition, which is leading the KHADC.
Speaking to The Sentinel over the phone on Monday, Tyngsong said, “I’m in Delhi along with the Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma however we are coming back to Shillong today and once we are back this matter concerning the KHADC will be discussed.”
When asked, he said that there is a urgent need to resolve the differences and problems which has surfaced in the district council at the earliest.
“This issue will have to discusses first with the Chief Minister who is also the national president of NPP and other political leaders within the MDA government and later call a meeting of all the MDCs within the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) to resolve this problem,” he said.
It may be mentioned that earlier, Chief Executive Member (CEM) of KHADC, Teinwell Dkhar had said that he is ready to step down for the sake of stability and survival of ruling coalition United Democratic Alliance (UDA) in the Council.).
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