Shillong, July 10: The Meghalaya government has notified the date for the election of a new Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) on†July 18.
The notification came after the Governor, Banwarilal Purohit approved the lifting of administratorís rule in GHADC.
District Council Affairs Minister, Prestone Tynsong†on Monday†said that the Governor has approved the recommendation for lifting of administratorís rule in GHADC and a notification for the election of a new CEM has been issued.
The election of CEM will be held on†July 18†at am, the notification said.
Administratorís rule was imposed in GHADC on†April 4†by the Meghalaya government, after the then CEM, Denang T. Sangma, relinquished the post on†March 30, when the councilís budget session was on.
Boston Marak, who was the Chairman of the GHADC has resigned from the post to pave way for him to contest the election for the CEM post.
United Democratic Alliance, a new coalition under the leadership of†Boston†has been formed with the support of MDCs from the Congress including Independents.