Shilong, Oct 25: Newly elected MLA of Shella, Balajied Synrem, the son of former chief minister, Donkupar Roy who retained the Shella Assembly seat by winning with a huge margin took oath as member of the tenth Meghalaya Assembly here on Friday.
Synrem, was administered the oath of office by Assembly Speaker, Metbah Lyngdoh at the Assembly Secretariat administrative block in the presences of Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, family members UDP MLAs,Assembly officials and supporters .
Synrem won the bye election to Shella Constiuency held on October 21, and votes were counted at Sohra on Thursday.
Donkupar was the president of the UDP.
Late Donkupar Roy’s cumulative winning margin over the last seven terms in the Assembly polls from 1988 to 2018 was only 3,857.