Shillong ( Meghalaya) , March 4 : National People’s Party (NPP) MLA and former Dy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Saturday said that the swearing-in-ceremony of the NPP-led government in Meghalaya will be held on March 7.
NPP chief Conrad Sangma will take oath as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya on March 7.
“PM Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony on March 7.
Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma who is also the Convenor of NEDA will also attend the swearing-in ceremony. We have a sufficient number and we are reaching out to other political parties. It may be increased to 38-40,” Tynsong said.
Addressing a press conference , Prestone Tynsong said that, apart from BJP, two Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) and two Independent MLAs have given their support to NPP to form the government and as of now we have 32 numbers.
Reacting to some post-poll violence incidents in different parts of the state and concerning about the law and order situation, Prestone Tynsong said, “We will not allow anyone to break law and order.”
“Last night some violent incidents took place and we directed state police to take strong action against the culprits,” Tynsong said.
On Friday, the district administration of West Jaintia Hills imposed curfew in Meghalaya’s Sahsniang village till further orders, following reports of post-vote counting violence.
In an order issued from the office of District Magistrate B.S. Sohliya on March 2, the administration said that it has received information regarding the post-counting violence in Sahsniang village.
“There is an apprehension that the violence may spread and intensify if left unattended and may result in the destruction of property and a possibility of a loss of lives,” the order said.
On Thursday ,the National People’s Party emerged as the single-largest party winning 26 seats.