UDA-led Executive Committee in KHADC to face ‘no confidence motion’ today

Shillong Nov 20: The United Democratic Alliance (UDA)-led executive committee in Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) will face a no confidence motion after question hour on the second day winter session of the Council today (Wednesday).

On the first day of the session on Tuesday, Leader of Opposition, and four-time Congress MDC, Lamphrang Blah tabled the ‘no confidence motion’ against the executive committee led by the chief executive member (CEM), Teiñwell Dkhar.

“We will let you know the reasons in the house today why we have moved this no confidence motion against the present executive committee,” Blah said.

The no confidence motion was submitted to KHADC chairman, Pynshngaiñlang N. Syiem by Blah on Tuesday, after which 10 members which comprised of nine from the Congress and one Independent, Grace Mary Kharpuri, stood up in support of the no confidence motion.

The KHADC has 29 members at present following the demise of sitting member from Langrin Constituency, Nasar Marweiñ recently.

The opposition Congress has nine members, and one Independent.

The ruling UDA has a total of 19 members which comprised of members from the National People’s Party (NPP), United Democratic Party (UDP), Hill State People’s Democratic Alliance (HSPDP) and People’s Democratic Front (PDF).

The UDA is a combination of the Regional Democratic Alliance (RDA) formed by the UDP and HSPDP, and the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) formed by the NPP and Independents.

The members of the ruling UDA include, UDP (7), NPP (7), HSPDP (2), PDF (1), and 2 Independents