SHILLONG: The MLA of Mawthadrashan constituency and recently inducted Minister the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government Brolding Nongsiej said that the road to the post of Chief Minister is open for the newly-elected Speaker and United Democratic Party (UDP) president Metbah Lyngdoh.
The UDP MLA from Mawthadrashan made the statement during a programme held at Mairang constituency organized by UDP Mairang Circle to felicitate Metbah Lyngdoh form being elected as the Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.
“Once Lyngdoh has the capability to take the seat of Speaker in the Assembly and as the State president of the party I’m sure that he will become the Chief Minister of the State,” Nongsiej said at the function on Saturday.
Meanwhile, Metbah Lyngdoh said that there is need to work together to strengthen the party and to ensure that the party wins in the in the by-election at Shella constituency.
He said the party workers should make sure and work hard to ensure that the party candidate from Shella constituency – Balajeid Kupar Synrem – come out victorious on October 24.