WILLIAMNAGAR, Jan 12: Gearing up to the ensuing Assembly elections in the state, East Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner (Election), conducted orientation training for the sector, presiding and polling officers here in Williamnagar at DRDA Hall No.1 on Friday.
Conducting the training, Deputy Commissioner, Ram Kumar, highlighted the vital roles played by the sector, presiding and polling officers in conducting elections and informed that they are the important part of election machineries. He also informed that it is the primary duty and responsibility of the officers to ensure free and fair poll in their respective polling stations.
SHILLONG, Jan 11: All India Mahila Congress (AIMC) chief Sushmita Dev on Thursday alleged that BJP will be spending lakhs of money in the upcoming Assembly polls in Meghalaya to get maximum votes, even as she called the saffron party’s national president Amit Shah ‘King of black money’.
“Amit Shah who talks against corruption is the ‘King of black money’ and he will spend sacks of cash money (in the upcoming Meghalaya polls),” Dev told a gathering of the Congress mahillas held in the city here on Thursday.
Appealing to the people of Meghalaya not to fall prey, she said, “I request you to tell the people of the state that if we accept the money of the BJP, Meghalaya will burn; I assure you because that is what they have done to neighboring Assam.”
SHILLONG, Jan 11: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Meghalaya Pradesh, on Thursday constituted its election campaign committee with former MLA AL Hek being its convener.
Members of the committee include former MLAs Sanbor Shullai, JA Lyngdoh. Other members include Sumita Banerjee, David Kharsati, Sing Mullieh, Thomas Nongtdu, Billykid A. Sangma, Sofior Rahman, Bhupen Hajong, John Manner Marak, Pramod Koch, Mojen Rabha and Pelcy Snaitang.
SHILLONG, Jan 11: The weighbridge at Garampani (Saphai), West Jaintia Hills District, Meghalaya (of Mayalang Lanong), weighbridge at Iew Syiem, Iarbamon, Mukertila, Pynursla, East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya (of Bhahi Dkhar) and weighbridge at Athiabari, West Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya (of Krup Nongbsap) are hereby notified to issue weighment certificates to all goods laden vehicles that should pass through the weighbridge for a period of one year and until further orders.
This was informed by the Commissioner & Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, Transport Department.
Shillong, Jan 11: The Meghalaya Bharat Scouts & Guides will conclude the National Level Tribal Meet, 2018 for Scouts/Guides/Rovers/Rangers on Friday at its State Headquarters, Pine Mount Ridge, Shillong at 4:00 PM where the Director, Sports & Youth Affairs, M. W. Nongbri will grace the Valedictory function as Chief Guest. During the programme there will be a distribution of prizes for various competitions held during the Meet and the Grand Camp Fire where Tribal Dance, Folk Songs and Traditional Music will be part of the event.