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Meghalaya Democratic Alliance 2.0: 8 cabinet berths to go to NPP, 2 to UDP, 1 each to BJP and HSPDP

New Delhi, March 6: National People’s Party (NPP) national president Conrad K Sangma on Monday said that the new alliance forming the government will be named ‘Meghalaya Democratic Alliance 2.0’ with him as the chairman.
He further informed that eight cabinet berths will go to the NPP, two to the United Democratic Party (UDP) and one each for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP). “From the 12 cabinet berths, four, including the chief minister, will be from the Garo Hills region and eight from the Khasi-Jaintia Hills region,” Conrad Sangma added.
The decision was taken in the meeting of the ally parties of the National People’s Party (NPP) in Meghalaya held on Monday in Shillong. (ANI)