SHILLONG, Sep 6: Speaker candidate of the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA), Metbah Lyngdoh will resign from his post on September 9, sources informed.
Lyngdoh who is United Democratic Party (UDP) legislator from Mairang is Tourism, Excise and Water Resources minister.
Lyngdoh is also the parliamentary party leader of the UDP in the assembly, he is also the chairman of the Regional Democratic Alliance and the working president of the UDP.
Sources also informed that the election of the Speaker will be held on September 13 and the nomination papers will be filed on September 10.
The opposition Congress has put up Winnerson Sangma as their candidate.