115 Congress members resign in Meghalaya

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 30 Jan 2018 09:10:12


 

SHILLONG,

CONGRESS in poll-bound Meghalaya suffered a setback after 115 members of the party from two constituencies of the State resigned over allotment of election tickets.
While 100 party members of Chokpot Assembly seat in South Garo Hills district put in their papers on Sunday in protest against Lazarus Sangam’s nomination, another 15 Congress members from Jirang seat in Ri Bhoi district quit over ticket allocation to Witness Syngkli, party sources said.

The members of the Block Congress Committee of Chokpot constituency, Jirang Mahila Congress and Ri Bhoi District Youth Congress Committee were among those who put in their papers.