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Mukul Sangma to be 23rd CM of Meghalaya

Mukul Sangma was re-elected as the leader of the Congress legislature party and is set to become the 23rd chief minister of Meghalaya.  The Congress which won 29 seats, two short of an absolute majority had its first CLP meeting at a city hotel here.

Congress chief in Meghalaya and former chief minister DD Lapang, who chaired the meeting said, ‘Mukul Sangma has been elected unanimously as the leader of the CLP and the Congress high command has approved of this.’

Union minister of overseas Indian affairs and senior Congress leader Vayalar Ravi, said he was ‘confident’ that Mukul Sangma would be the chief minister for a full five-year term.


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