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Meghalaya CM defends Autonomous District Councils, calls for streamlining performance

SHILLONG, May 16: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma reiterated state's stance on preservation of Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) dismissing proposals to abolish them despite concerns over their administrative efficacy. In recent statement, Sangma emphasized pivotal role played by ADCs in safeguarding cultural heritage of Meghalaya. "District councils play important role in protecting cultural heritage of state. If administration is not up to mark. It does not mean it should be abandoned." stated Chief Minister Sangma. He underscored enduring value of ADCs in Meghalaya's governance landscape. Meghalaya, despite status as full-fledged...