Guwahati: After 12 MLAs from Congress shifted to the Trinamool Congress in Meghalaya, TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee named former Congress Leader Charles Pyngrope as the new State President of the All India Trinamool Congress in Meghalaya.
In a major turn of political events in Meghalaya, 12 of the 17 Congress MLAs including former Chief Minister and Congress Legislator Party Leader Mukul Sangma joined the Trinamool Congress
Over the past days, there have been reports claiming that Mukul Sangma would soon join the BJP but the recent development of him joining the TMC has come as a massive political turn of events. Mukul Sangma had claimed that he would not quit the Congress but the report of him shifting from the party has come as shock for the party and its members in the state as well as the Country.
TMC supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee earlier hinted that there will be major political development in the Northeast and the TMC would now focus on expanding to the Northeast states..