Shillong, Nov 23: A Condolence cum Prayer Meeting following the incident at Mukroh, West Jaintia Hills on November 22, 2022, where five people lost their lives and several others injured, was held here at U Soso Tham Auditorium on Wednesday.
Condolence and Prayer Meeting for the victims of the firing incident at Mukroh joined by religious leaders and the various Rangbah Shnongs of Shillong. Meghalaya stands in solidarity with the families of the 5 victims who lost their lives in the incident. @AmitShah pic.twitter.com/uUqquEwp3v
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The Condolence Meeting was attended by Chief Minister Conrad K Sanngma, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong, Arts & Culture Minister Shanbor Shullai, MLAs Pynnaid Sing Syiem, Mohendro Rapsang, MDCs, Chief Secretary D P Wahlang, Deputy Commissioner Isawanda Laloo and C V D Diengdoh, Secretary, Home, members of Shillong All Faith Forum, members of Khasi Jaintia Churches Organization and members of different civil societies.
The Condolence Meeting was convened by Synjuk Ki Rangbah Shnong. Different speakers condoled the death of five lives extending their prayers and condolences to the bereaved families while urging upon all to maintain peace and composure during this crisis.
Among others who spoke during the meeting was Rev P B Lyngdoh who said that the incident that has occurred is sad and shocking. He called upon all to support the State machinery during this difficult time. He also urged different political parties not to misuse the sad incident but to join hands tide over it. He also appealed to the governments of Meghalaya and Assam to ensure that justice is done to the innocent lives that were lost.
A two-minute silence was also observed as a mark of respect to the departed souls.