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North Tura MLA Thomas A Sangma set to become new Speaker

In the last term he held the position of Chief Adviser to Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma.

SHILLONG:

North Tura MLA Thomas A Sangma has been selected to be the new Speaker of the Meghalaya Assembly, replacing Metbah Lyngdoh of the UDP who held that position in the last assembly term.

Thomas is a two term NPP legislator from North Tura constituency.

He defeated Adamkid A Sangma of the BJP in this election with a considerable margin.

In the last term he held the position of Chief Adviser to Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma.

Meanwhile, Protem Speaker Timothy D Shira will be appointed as the Deputy Speaker of the Assembly, informed highly placed sources within the NPP to The Meghalayan.

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