Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has ruled out any threat to his government in the aftermath of the resignation of Cabinet minister Comingone Ymbon.
Ymbon’s resignation came just three days before the Assembly session beginning from Friday. Notably, the state to going to polls after two months.
While National People’s Party (NPP) has served a resolution to remove the Speaker, many Congress MLAs are set to leave the party.
A crucial meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) and the Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) partners is expected to be held on Thursday to discuss the strategy for the three-day Assembly session.
Meanwhile, the chief minister said Ymbon’s resignation will be forwarded to the Governor while also hinting that no Congress legislator will be inducted into the Cabinet for the remaining two months before the state goes to the polls.
He further added that he would entrust some other minister to have the additional portfolios held by Ymbon.