After the Asom Gana Parishad, another party of the north-east has shown its lack of confidence in the government.
On a question if pulling out of NDA is an option, Conrad Sangma the current Chief Minister of Meghalaya and president of the National People’s Party said, “we will when the situation arises”.
Conrad further added that there is no confusion regarding Meghalaya government’s stand on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 as they were first to pass a resolution to oppose it. He said that they have told NDA it they are not supporting the bill.
Asom Gana Parishad had left the alliance, cutting its bond with the party over Citizenship Bill.
Sudesh Mahto led AJSU Party which is currently in the alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and part of Raghubar Das government in Jharkhand had decided to cut its ties with BJP in the upcoming 2019 Legislative Assembly Elections.
In the 60 state assembly of Meghalaya, National People’s Party is in alliance with BJP(2), UDP(8), PDF(4), HSPDP(2), NCP(1) and 2 independents.
While, Congress are in Opposition with 20 seats and partner in KHNAM.