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Posts published in “Day: January 25, 2019”

Govt to go ahead with Dist Council polls

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Jan 24: The Meghalaya government will go ahead with holding elections to Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) and Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council (JHADC) on February 27. This was informed by Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong to media persons here today, a day after the Union cabinet approved to bring amendments to the Sixth Schedule as well as Article 280 of the Constitution. “Elections to KHADC and JHADC will go as scheduled on February 27,” Tynsong said. He said that the decision to go ahead with the elections was after seeking the opinion of the…