All 5 Congress MLAs join BJP backed alliance in Meghalaya
In a twist of events for the Congress party in the state of Meghalaya, all the five MLAs belonging to the party today resigned from the latter to join the BJP backed alliance Meghalaya Democratic Alliance, or MDA.
All five Congress MLAs in the state led by party Ampereen Lyngdoh has given support to the coalition led by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma's National People's Party, or NPP, in which the BJP is also a partner.
"We have extended our support to Conard K Sangma-led MDA and today we have joined the MDA coalition to strengthen the government. We CLP (Congress Legislative Party) members signed the support letter and handed over to the Meghalaya Chief minister," Ms Lyngdoh stated.