NAME OF THE GOVERNORS/CHIEF MINISTER
 AND CHAIN OF EVENTS IN MEGHALAYA

Chain of Events Name of the Governor Name of the Chief Minister. Ruling Party.   Period effected
 
From to
Autonomous State of Meghalaya. B.K. Nehru Capt. W.A. Sangma APHLC   2-4-70 21-7-72
Full-Fledges State-hood of Meghalaya (Interim Govt.) B.K. Nehru Capt. W.A. Sangma APHLC   21-1-72 18-3-72
1st General Election – 1972 L.P Singh Capt. W.A. Sangma APHLC   18-3-72 21-11-76
Change-over of Ruling Party fromAPHLC to Cong. (I) (Mendipathar Conference). L.P Singh Capt. W.A. Sangma Cong. (I)   22-11-76 3-3-78

(AS CARE TAKER UPTO 9-3-78)

2nd General Election- 1978 (Collision Govt. under 3 Flags) L.P Singh Shri D.D. Pugh APHLC,
HSPDP &
PDIC
MULP 10-3-78 21-2-79
Collision Govt. under 2 Flags L.P Singh Shri D.D. Pugh APHLC &
PDIC
APHLC 21-2-79 6-5-79
United Meghalaya Parliamentary Democratic Forum. L.P Singh Shri B.B. Lyngdoh


Capt. W.A. Sangma
APHLC
HSPDP

Cong. (I)
APHLC
HSPDP
UMPDF

UMPDF

7-5-79


7-5-81
7-5-81


24-2-83
    (AS CARE TAKER UPTO 1-3-83)        
3rd General Election- 17-2-1983 Meghalaya United Parliamentary Party. P. Mehrotra
(11-8-81)
Shri B.B. Lyngdoh APHLC
HSPDP
PDIC
Ind.
MUPP 2-3-83 31-3-83
Change of Ruling Party (Meghalaya Democratic Front) P. Mehrotra Shri W.A. Sangma

Breakaway
(Cong.(I)

HSPDP
PDIC
APHLC
MDF 2-4-83 5-2-88
  Triberni Sahai Misra
(Chief Justice 29-3-84)
         
  Bhishma Narain Singh
(16-4-84)
         
4th General Election
- 2-2-88
B.N. Singh Shri Purno A. Sangma Cong.(I)
HPU (BB)
APHLC (A)
Independents
UMPF 6-2-88 25-3-90
  Harideo Joshi (11-5-89)          
  A.A. Rahim
(27-7-89)
         
 

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Shri B.B. Lyngdoh HPU
HSPDP
PDIC
MUPP 26-3-90 10-10-91

Shri Madhukar Dighe (9.5.90)

Presidents Rule

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      11-10-91 5-2-92
 

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Shri D.D. Lapang CONG(I)
APHLC(A)
HPU
Independent.
UMPF 5-2-92
A.N
19-2-1993
5th GENERAL ELECTION ON 15.2.1993.

- do-

Shri S.C. Marak CONG.(I)
HSPDP (L)
APHLC (A)
INDs
MUF 19-2-93 (A.N) 27-2-98
Shri M.M. Jacob
(19.6.95) F.N.
           
6th General Election on 16.2.98

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Shri S.C. Marak CONG(I)   27-2-98 10-3 -98
 

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Shri B.B. Lyngdoh UDP
BJP
GNC
HSPDP
INDs
UDF 10-3-98 18-8-98
 

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CONG (I)
UDP
MPF 18-8-98 14 - 10 -99
 

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Shri B.B. Lyngdoh UDP
NCP
BJP
PDM
MPF 14-10-99 8-3-2000
 

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Shri E.K. Mawlong UDP
NCP
BJP
PDM.
MPF 8-3-2000 8.12.01
  Mizoram Governor
A.R. Kohli (acting)
27-6-01-31-7-01
         
  Arunachal Governor(acting)
Shri Arvind Dave
(8-12-01)
Dr. F.A. Khonglam NCP
CONG (I)
HSPDP
MUDP
IND
UDP w.e.f 18-3-02
PFM 8.12.01 4.3.03
7th General Election on 26.2.2003 Shri M.M. Jacob Shri D.D. Lapang Congress - 22
UDP-9
MDP -4
KHNAM-2
HSPDP -2
IND -3
MDA 4.3.03 15.6.06

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Dr. S. S. Sidhu
Governor Mizoram
Shri J. D. Rymbai Congress - 22
UDP-9
MDP -4
KHNAM-2
HSPDP -2
IND -3
MDA 15.6.06 10.3.07

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Shri M. M. Jacob Shri D. D. Lapang Congress - 22
UDP-9
MDP -4
KHNAM-2
HSPDP -2
IND -3
MDA 10.3.07 7.3.08

8th General Election on 3.03.2008

Dr. S. S. Sidhu
Acting Governor
29.10.07
Shri D. D. Lapang

Congress – 25
IND -3
MUA
10.3.08
19.3.08

-do-

Shri Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary
2.7.2008

Dr. Donkupar Roy NCP-15
UDP-11
HSPDP-2
KHNAM-1
BJP-1
IND-3
MPA 19.3.08 19.3.09
-do- -do- PRESIDENT’S RULE 19.3.09 13.4.09
-do- -do- Shri D. D. Lapang

Congress – 26
UDP – 9
HSPDP-2
KHNAM – 1
IND – 5

MUA 13.3.09 5.7.09
-do- -do- Shri D. D. Lapang
Congress – 27
UDP – 9
HSPDP-2
KHNAM – 1
IND – 5

MUA

6.7.09

21.10.09

-do- -do-

Shri D. D. Lapang

Congress – 28
UDP – 9
HSPDP-2
KHNAM – 1
IND – 5

MUA

22.10.09

18.04.10

-do- -do- Shri Mukul Sangma Congress – 28
UDP – 9
HSPDP-2
KHNAM – 1
IND – 5
MUA 20.04.10  

ABBREVIATIONS :-

APHLC
All Party Hills Leader Conference
HSPDP Hills State People Democratic Party
PDIC People’s Demand Implementation Convention
MULP Meghalaya United Legislative Party
UMPDF United Meghalaya Parliamentary Democratic Forum
MUPP Meghalaya United Parliamentary Party
MDF Meghalaya Democratic Front
UMPF United Meghalaya Parliamentary Forum
MUF Meghalaya United Front
UDF United Democratic Front
MPF Meghalaya Parliamentary Forum
PFM People’s Forum Of Meghalaya.
MDA Meghalaya Democratic Alliance.
MUA Meghalaya United Alliance
MPA Meghalaya Progressive Alliance