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Conrad Sangma sworn-in as Chief Minister of Meghalaya

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Conrad Sangma sworn-in as Chief Minister of Meghalaya
06 March, 2018
National People's Party (NPP) leader Conrad Sangma, 40, took oath as Meghalaya Chief Minister this morning at a ceremony in Shillong. The oath and Office of Secrecy was administered by Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad. 

BJP president Amit Shah, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Assam minister and Convenor of North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, and several BJP leaders like Ajay Jameal and Ram Madhav attended the swearing-in ceremony.

Mr. Cornad, the youngest son of late Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma, was elected a Member of Parliament in a bypolls from the Tura constituency after his father's death. He also served as Deputy Chief Minister of the State in the past.

The non-Congress parties - NPP, UDP, BJP and HSPDP - came together to form a coalition government in the Hills State. The Congress, which has been in power in the state for the last 10 years, won 21 seats out the 59 that went to polls on February 27, 2018.

Here is the list of ministers:

Prestone Tynsong, James K Sangma, Alexander L Hek, Snaiwbhalang Dhar, Comingone Ymbon, Metbah Lygdoh, Lahkmen Rymbui, Kyrmen Shylla, Banteidor Lngdoh, Hamleston Dohling, Salmin Malngiang.

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