Benedic Marak elected as new GHADC CEM
Benedic R Marak of the National People's Party (NPP) was elected as the new Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council on Thursday, April 22.
Marak Bagged 16 votes against 12 votes secured by Congress.
Congress had fielded Dengnakpara MDC Sadhiarani M Sangma - a decision seconded by Congress MDCs Ashahel D Shira and Cherak W Momin.
We may note that both Marak and Sangma are serving their second terms as MDCs.
Marak is also the sitting MLA of the Raksamgre constituency.
Thursday's voting began at 11:00 am, with 28 of the elected MDCs exercising their franchise.
Chairman Rakesh Sangma presided over the proceedings.
(Edited by Andre Kongri)
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