What defection of 12 Meghalaya MLAs means for Congress & Trinamool
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What defection of 12 Meghalaya MLAs means for Congress & Trinamool

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November 27, 2021

The recent defection of 12 of the 17 Congress MLAs in Meghalaya, led by former chief minister Mukul Sangma, marks the erosion of the Congress in yet another state. The party will lose the position of main opposition in Meghalaya once these MLAs join the Trinamool Congress.


New Delhi, 27 November 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, In Arunachal Pradesh, 43 of the then 44 Congress MLAs, including CM Pema Khandu, had quit the Congress in September 2016, joined the People’s Party of Arunachal and continued in power; months later, Khandu and a large number of MLAs joined the BJP. In Arunachal, the BJP became the ruling party overnight; in Meghalaya, the Trinamool is set to the become the main opposition party through a similar, hostile takeover.

Source -The Indian Express

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