Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) chief Vincent H Pala on Monday said the five legislators will continue to be under suspension if they don’t reply to the letter issued by the party.
Speaking to reporters, Pala said, “Delhi has suspended them and they are waiting for their reply. We have sent a letter to them and it is for them to reply. If they don’t reply, they will continue to be under suspension till the end of their term.”
He said the decision to suspend the five legislators was taken by the All India Congress Committee and not the MPCC. He said, “The AICC as a committee to deal with such issue and they (MLAs) are talking directly to Delhi and this has nothing to do with us as suspension of MLA is not done by MPCC.”
Pala said he did put effort to meet all the five legislators but later he understood that they already had alternatives and that there is nothing that they can do.