SHILLONG, March 06: Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh on Tuesday exuded confidence that the newly formed NPP-led, Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) with Conrad Sangma as the Chief Minister will weather the test of time and turn out to be a strong coalition in Meghalaya.
“I am confident that the MDA coalition will provide better governance to the people of Meghalaya,” Rajnath said soon after the 11 MLAs of the MDA government was sworn in by Meghalaya Governor, Ganga Prasad on Tuesday.
He further congratulated Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and his cabinet colleagues.
To a question on the sporadic cases of violence in Tripura, Rajnath refused to comment.
Meanwhile, NDPP legislature Neiphiu Rio who is all set to be the next Chief Minister of Nagaland, said, “This alliance will be very strong backed by BJP and I hope development will come around in NE and as they have lifted the 90-10 to 100 percent and we don’t have resources of our own and these are obstacles which have been removed.”
It was a swearing in ceremony unlike many Meghalaya is used too as BJP rallied its top leaders from Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, the Chief Ministers of Assam and Manipur, BJP President, Amit Shah and the most probable future Chief Minister of Nagaland, as 11 MLAs of the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance was sworn in at the Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.