SHILLONG, Dec 03: AICC President Sonia Gandhi has accepted MPCC Chief Dr DD Lapang’s decision to not contest the upcoming State Assembly election.
Dr Lapang met the AICC president on December 1, 2017 in New Delhi. He informed her that he cannot contest the upcoming election due to health reasons.
During the visit he also other senior AICC leaders, besides meeting Meghalaya in-charge Dr. CP Joshi with whom he discussed at length about the election of Rahul Gandhi as Party President.
Dr. Lapang is still in the national capital. He along with Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma will be taking part in the AICC President election to be held on December 4-5, 2017.