Shillong: The Deputy Speaker of the Assembly, Timothy D Shira informed that the election of the Speaker will be held on the 13th September which is the last day oof the session.
The ruling MDA has fielded Metbah Lyngdoh of the UDP and the opposition congress fielded Winnerson D Sangma.
The ruling alliance has 40 MLAs and the opposition has 19 members.
Sources, said that Metbah is all said to be the new Speaker, the battles now is who will take the place of Metbah in the Cabinet. Among the front runners are Brolding Nongsiej, Nujorki Sungoh , and Mawphlang Legislator SK Sunn.