AICC Incharge Manish Chatrath to take views of Congress leaders during his two-day visit.


AICC Incharge Meghalaya Manish Chatrath will visit Shillong on Monday. 

During his two-day maiden visit to the state capital, Chatrath will meet Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee leaders, legislators, workers, and grassroot workers beside the office bearer.

According to the schedule, On Monday at around 4 pm, the MP and the MLAs will be meeting Chatrath at Congress Bhawan Shillong. while, next day the meeting is scheduled with Members of District Councils representing Congress, on the same day he will be meeting Ex MPs, Ex MLAs and Ex MDCs.

The meeting with the Block Congress Committee and the District Congress Committee Presidents is also scheduled for Tuesday.

A Congress circular said that the AICC leader will also interact with the Chiefs of Frontal Organisations and Heads of MPCC Departments.

Following the scheduled Public Accounts Committee meeting in Garo Hills, three Congress legislators will be meeting the AICC Incharge on 13 January before his departure.

The AICC incharge of Meghalaya Manish Chatrath said, “I will hold meetings will legislators, party workers and office bearers, besides others.”

During his maiden visit to the state, Chatrath also likely to discuss and seek views of Congress leaders and legislators on the issue of a new Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president with the Congress leaders.

 Earlier, in an interview, he asserted that no decision will be made individually as he will take into consideration the views of the state Congress leadership.

Asked about the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) new president issue which was a major topic of discussion, Chatrath, who believes in working together as a team, said, “We will definitely take views of what the state leadership says, we will take a collective decision only.”

The contest for the post of the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president is not set for an early showdown, however, several leaders are expected to discuss it with the new AICC Incharge of Meghalaya.

Playing safe, Senior Congress Legislator Charles Pyngrope said if the matter is brought out then only he will discuss it during his meeting with Chatrath.

“All of us we are meeting him and if the topic on the MPCC president issue is brought out we will discuss, we have not got any information about the agenda,” Pyngrope said.

Asked he said, “ The new MPCC president can be from anywhere we do not define it by region, he has joined and we have not met him so it will be meeting him at the first instance.”