Lapang wins trust vote in Meghalaya

Updated on May 25, 2009 02:40 PM IST

Meghalaya CM DD Lapang heading the Congress-led coalition United Meghalaya Alliance won the trust vote on the floor of the assembly.

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PTI | By, Shillong

Meghalaya Chief Minister DD Lapang heading the Congress-led coalition United Meghalaya Alliance on Monday won the trust vote on the floor of the assembly.

Lapang, having support of 43 MLAs in the 60-member house, won the motion through voice vote.

The proceedings were presided over by Deputy Speaker Sanbor Shullai.

Lapang was sworn in as Chief Minister for the fifth time on May 13. Governor RS Mooshahary had asked him to take the trust vote within 15 days.

After the trust motion, Congress legislator and former minister Charles Pyngrope was elected Speaker unopposed.

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