Shillong, Sept 11: The 23rd foundation day of the United Democratic Party was observed on Friday with Metbah Lyngdoh hoisting the party’s flag at Laitumkhrah.
The event at the new site which was acquired for construction of its office building was attended by senior party leaders including Bindo Lanong, Jemino Mawthoh, Donbok Khymdeit, ministers, CEM KHADC, MLAs, MDCs were also present on the occasion.
Speaking during the short function, Metbah said, On UDP Foundation Day let us celebrate and acknowledge the selfless service and contributions of the founder of the party including late EK Mawlong, late BB Lyngdoh, late Dr. Donkupar Roy and UDP workers, men and women, who have helped build and sustain the party for 23 years.
Founded in the year 1997, the United Democratic Party is a political party started by E. K. Mawlong and is now led by Metbah Lyngdoh.
The UDP has now 7 MLAs in the 60-member Meghalaya seat and two associate members S.K Sunn and Samuel Sangma.