Shillong, Jan 31: Former Congress leader Augustine D Marak on Tuesday joined the opposition All India Trinamool Congress (AITC).
This came a day after he resigned as the Vice-President of Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC).
Along with him, 200 supporters of different parties also joined the TMC.
Marak was three-time MLA of Dadenggre – 2008, 1998 and 1993. He is also the former minister of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, and Home (Civil Defence and Home Guards) of Government of Meghalaya. He was the Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate from Raksamgre in 2013 assembly elections following which he also became the NPP candidate from Tikrikilla in 2018 assembly elections.
Also present during the joining programme were Rupa M Marak, Meghalaya TMC candidate and Block President Dadenggre, Jengga Jilinga M Marak, District convenor in-charge for Phulbari and Tikrikilla, Polmonsing Sangma, advisor, Dadenggre TMC Block Committee, Mickel G Momin, Meghalaya TMC Working President, Dadenggre, Boaz Marak, Meghalaya TMC General Secretary, Dadenggre, Levastone T Sangma, Ex-MDC, Jengjal.