Meghalaya government loses majority support

March 11th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS  

Shillong, March 11 (IANS) The Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government Wednesday lost majority support in the 60-member legislature after a senior minister resigned and pledged loyalty to the Congress party.
Urban Affairs Minister Paul Lyngdoh submitted his resignation Wednesday to Chief Minister Donkupar Roy, reducing the strength of the coalition to 30. The strength of the Congress has now gone up from 27 to 30.

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