Ri BHOI: The University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya, fondly remembered late PA Sangma, the former Lok Sabha Speaker and former Chief Minister of Meghalaya as an exemplary statesman and source of inspiration at a solemn function held at NKC Auditorium of the university here on the occasion of his 72nd Birth Anniversary on Sunday. A large number of students and staff of the university participated in the celebration and paid floral tribute to this great personality.
Addressing the gathering, Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor of USTM said that late Sangma has been an all-time inspiration and great support to USTM since its inception. “At USTM, his memories are treasured in the form of a Chair for Tribal Research, one university block has been named after him, and particularly the upcoming medical college is also named after this great personality. We are doing this so that the future generations remember this great national personality from the North East and get inspired by his deeds and ideals to keep on doing good work”, he added. He said that PA Sangma as an exemplary statesman, founder of National People’s Party (NPP) — the first national political party in the North East and a popular political leader, stated a release.
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