Saleng A Sangma resigns as PAC Chairperson

Congress legislator from Gambegre Saleng A Sangma has resigned as chairman of the Assembly’s public accounts committee (PAC).


Sangma told reporters he has resigned as PAC chairman because he was also appointed as opposition chief whip.

Earlier during the session, deputy chief minister in-charge parliamentary affairs Prestone Tynsong had informed that the resignation of Saleng has been accepted and the Assembly will elect a new chairman as per rule.


“Whereas, Shri Saleng A Sangma, Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts has resigned from Chairmanship of Committee on Public Accounts and it was accepted, this Assembly do now elect another one member in accordance with Rule 242 (1) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Meghalaya Legislative Assembly to fill up the vacancy for the remaining term of the said Committee,” Tynsong said. He said the Commissioner & Secretary to notify the date, time and place of holding the election, if necessary.

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