Meghalaya Election: CM Konrad Sangma can claim to form the government today, BJP supported

Pankaj Prasad
Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma
Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma is likely to meet Governor Fagu Chauhan on Friday to stake claim to form the government.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma is likely to meet Governor Fagu Chauhan on Friday to stake claim to form the government. Officials gave this information on Thursday.

Will go to Raj Bhavan at 11:30 am and meet Governor to apprise him of assembly election results. He said, MLAs of NPP and other allied parties will also accompany him. They will stake claim to form the next government. The National People's Party (NPP) on Thursday emerged as the single largest party in the state, winning 26 seats out of 59 constituencies that went to polls on February 27. 

BJP can give support 

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that Sangma has sought the support of Union Home Minister Amit Shah in forming the new government. The United Democratic Party (UDP), which was an ally of the NPP in the Sangma government, emerged as the second-largest party by winning 11 constituencies. It had won only six seats in the 2018 elections. Emerged as the second largest party by winning 11 constituencies. It had won only six seats in the 2018 elections. Emerged as the second largest party by winning 11 constituencies. It had won only six seats in the 2018 elections.

TMC and Congress won five seats each

Won seats. The newly formed Voice of the People's Party (VPP) won four seats, while the Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) and the People's Democratic Front won two each. Two independent candidates also won. While the Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) and the People's Democratic Front won two seats each. Two independent candidates also won. While the Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) and the People's Democratic Front won two seats each. Two independent candidates also won.

Congress taunts NPP seeking BJP's support to form government in Meghalaya 

Called it a contradiction to seek the support of its erstwhile ally, the BJP. Congress MLA Ronnie V Lyngdoh, who won from Myleem constituency, said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah had said that NPP is the most corrupt government. How can he work with the BJP?

Curfew imposed after violence  

West Jaintia Hills in view of violence after counting of votesThe district administration has imposed curfew in Sahasniang village till further orders.