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Meghalaya Cabinet to call on Shah during his visit to Shillong

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Shillong, Jan 19: The cabinet today decided to seek appointment of the Union Home Minister Amit Shah during his visit to Meghalaya. Shah will be in Shillong to attend the 69th Plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC).

Talking to the media after the cabinet meeting, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said the arrangement is made for the appointment of the NGOs with the union home minister.

The government reportedly received several applications from the NGOs.

“We have decided that an appointment will be sought from the MDA government for meeting the union home minister on January 23. His office will confirm to us where we meet him separately,” Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said.

Elaborating further, Tynsong said that the delegation of the MDA government will flag before the union home minister pending issues like the resolutions on inner line permit (ILP), inclusion of Khasi and Garo languages in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India.

Apart from this, he also informed that the delegation would also raise issues related to the long pending boundary dispute with Assam and Sixth Schedule to the Constitution of India.

Amit Shah will arrive in Shillong on Saturday morning and leave for Guwahati on the same afternoon.

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