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Meghalaya: Mukul Sangma elected as CLP leader

IANS  Shillong, March 01, 2013
First Published: 15:43 IST(1/3/2013) | Last Updated: 16:27 IST(1/3/2013)

Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma on Friday was elected the Congress legislature party (CLP) leader, said a party source. This makes him retain his post as the chief minister.

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The Congress emerged as the single largest party in Meghalaya by securing 29 seats, two short of majority in the 60-member assembly.

Sangma retained his Ampati constituency for the fifth time, defeating his closest rival from the National People's Party (NPP) by more than 9,000 votes.

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