SHILLONG, Apr 30: Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) Member of District Council (MDC) from Mylliem, Teilinia Thangkhiew has been appointed as the Deputy Chief Executive Member of the Khasi Hills Autonomopus District Council (KHADC) on Monday.
Apart from her, United Democratic Party (UDP), MDC from Umsning, Donkupar Sumer has also been appointed as Executive Member.
The induction into the Executive Committee (EC) of the two members of the council who are constituents of the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) was approved by Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad.
It may be mentioned that on April 17, the UDP sent a letter of support to the PDA led by PN Syiem as the Chief Executive Member of the Council.
The strength of the PDA has increased to 24 which includes PDF- 11 MDCs, NPP-4 MDCs, UDP-4 MDCs, HSPDP-3 MDCs, BJP-1 and 1 Independent MDC.
The opposition in the KHADC comprises of four MDCs from Congress one MDC from KHNAM.
The HSPDP has sent a letter of support to the PDA on April 12.