MEGHALAYA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY
BUDGET SESSION, 2008
BULLETIN NO 2

THURSDAY, THE 20th MARCH, 2008

       

        The House met at 10.00 am on the 20th March, 2008 with the Speaker Protem in the Chair.
 

ELECTION OF SPEAKER:
       
The Chair announced that two nomination papers for the election to the post of Speaker in favour of Shri B. M. Lanong proposed by Shri P. A. Sangma and seconded by Dr. Donkupar Roy and Shri Charles Pyngrope proposed by Shri A. T. Mondal and seconded by Shri R. V. Lyngdoh were received by the Secretary till 3.00 p.m. yesterday. The nomination papers were found to be valid.
        However, the Secretary received a letter yesterday that the candidature of Shri Charles Pyngrope to the post of the Speaker had been withdrawn.
        The Chair then declared Shri B. M. Lanong as the new Speaker.

FELICITATIONS OF THE SPEAKER:
        The following Members offered felicitations to the new Speaker:-

  1. Dr. Donkupar Roy, Chief Minister.
  2. Dr. D. D. Lapang.
  3. Shri A. L. Hek.
  4. Shri Timothy Shria.
  5. Shri Purno A. Sangma.
  6. Shri.Friday Lyngdoh.
  7. Shri Manas Chaudhri.
  8. Shri Martin M. Danggo.
  9. Shri Paul Lyngdoh.
  10. Shri Ardent Basaiawmoit.
  11. Shri Conrad Sangma.
  12. Smti. M. Ampareen Lyngdoh.
  13. Shri Founder S. Cajee.
  14. Shei E. C. Boniface Bamon.
  15. Dr. Roytre C. Laloo.
  16. Shri Charles Pyngrope.
  17. Shri Sayeedulah Nongrum.
  18. Shri Prestone Tynsong.
  19. Shri Lahkmen Rymbui.
  20. Shri Ronnie V. Lyngdoh and
  21. Shri Metbah Lyngdoh.

        The Speaker thanked the participants and assured the House to uphold the dignity and prestige of the Chair in the days to come. He also felt that a new Assembly is required and this matter will be taken up in due course.

ADJOURNMENT

        The House rose at 11.35 a.m and to meet again on Monday, the 24th March, 2008 at 10.00 a.m.

 

 

(W. M. Rymbai)

Dated : Shillong,

Secretary,

The 20th March, 2008.

Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.