Ex-CM Mukul Sangma among 12 of 17 Cong MLAs set to join TMC in Meghalaya
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Ex-CM Mukul Sangma among 12 of 17 Cong MLAs set to join TMC in Meghalaya

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November 25, 2021

The Congress is headed for a major setback in Meghalaya with the Trinamool Congress on Wednesday claiming that 12 of the 17 MLAs of the principal Opposition party are set to join its camp. This comes less than a week after former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma met the AICC leadership in Delhi.


New Delhi, 25 November 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, The development will come as a boost for the TMC in the Northeast. When contacted, Sangma told The Indian Express that he will share some “happy developments and news” on Thursday. In the 2018 polls, Congress had emerged as the single largest party with 21 seats in the 60-member state Assembly. The National People’s Party (NPP), led by Conrad Sangma, had bagged 19 seats and the BJP won two. But the NPP managed to cobble together a ruling alliance as part of the BJP-backed North East Democratic Alliance.

Source - The Indian Express

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