Shillong, Aug 07: Though the delegation of Congress leaders from Meghalaya comprising of Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) President Dr. D.D. Lapang, Shillong MP Vincent H. Pala, Ministers Prestone Tynsong and H.D. R. Lyngdoh and former Speaker of Meghalaya Legislative Assembly M.M. Danggo, met President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi, on the pretext of National Green Tribunal (NGT) ban on coal mining but the meaning of this meeting is being deduced in a whole different manner.
This meeting takes on more significance when the dissidence in the Congress fold in Meghalaya is taken into account. Reportedly, the meeting was to apprise the President about the dissidence in state Congress camp and seek his assistance to gain ground at New Delhi.