Shillong: Mr.A. L Hek, minister of Health, government of Meghalaya and the BJP leader said that the MDA will meet on the 27th of this month over the issue of the new speaker to the State Assembly.
This is as stateed by the BJP leader as publised in one english newspaper today, where he asserts that MDA is committed to find the most eligible person for the post. Hek also informs that after the result of the meeting his party will decide whether or not to field a suitable candidate from within the party itself.
In relation to the Bye Election to the Shella seat, he said that his party is yet to finalise whether or not to field its candidate. Being a ruling party at the Centre he felt it is incumbent for the BJP to contest. It may be reminded that in the last election BJP candidate Mr. Jrop Sing Nongkhlaw the local man got 3,390 votes.