SHILLONG, March 17: The Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Prestone Tynsong said that the Government has sent a show cause notice to the Executive Engineer of the PWD(Building), Ransom Sutnga for joining a political party while still in Government service.
Tynsong informed this while participating in a discussion presented by Zenith Sangma during the ‘zero hour’ in the Assembly today on the last day of the Budget Session.
The Deputy Chief Minister said that a show cause notice has been sent to him seeking a clarification, and action will be taken against him as per the provisions of the Meghalaya Service Rules.
Prior to this, the AITC MLA from Rangsakona, Zenith Sangma demanded in the Assembly for action to be taken against Ransom Sutnga for he has violated the regulations prescribed in the Meghalaya Service Conduct Rules,2019.
He said that as per reports seen on several news agencies, Sutnga was welcomed by the Meghalaya President of the NPP, Dr.W.R Kharlukhi who garlanded him with the flag of the party, while also announcing that Sutnga will be the NPP candidate in the upcoming Assembly Election of 2023 from North Shillong.