Shillong (Meghalaya ): The President of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Meghalaya and sitting MLA, Sanbor Shullai has been relived from the position of the Party President .
This decision comes at at a time when media is flooded with reports that the popular leader would be playing an active role during the Prime Ministers Narendra Modi’s campaign to the state capital on Saturday and also share the stage with the Prime Minister. .
Though the NCP Central and state leadership used very mild words in a statement issued this evening , it is believed that he has been actually sacked from the position for anti -party activities.
In a statement , the Nationalist Congress Party said that Sanbor , has been relived from the post of the President, NCP, Meghalaya state with immediate effect and Vijay Raj who was earlier the Vice-President has been appointed as the Working President of Nationalist Congress Party, Meghalaya State.
It is not yet clear if Sanbor would join the BJP and contest the ensuing assembly polls on a BJP ticket . However , that Sanbor may shift to BJP just before the Assembly elections was doing round for months
In a letter issued to the state unit, NCP Secretary SR Kohli said on recommendation of NCP general secretary & incharge of Northeast states – Praful Patel, Sanbor Shullai has been relieved from the post of the president of NCP Meghalaya state unit with immediate effect.
Kohli said “Shullai has been relieved after considering the fact that he will busy in his own constituency and will not be able to give sufficient time in the forthcoming assembly election in Meghalaya.”
Just a week back ,BJP Meghalaya unit president Shibun Lyngdoh said that Shullai would be one of the four MLAs who will be sharing the dais with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a rally on his visit to Shillong on Dec 16.