Shillong, Nov 13: People’s Democratic Front (PDF) president Ivanlumlang Marbañiang resigned on Tuesday and handed over the post to Minister in-charge Agriculture and Sports, Banteidor Lyngdoh.
The PDF, which has four members in the Meghalaya Assembly, is a key partner in the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government led by National People’s Party. Lyngdoh, who was the PDF working president, took over as acting president of the PDF till next year.
Marbañiang will be the chairman of the party. The general council of the PDF will be held next year to elect a new president and other office bearers of the Central Executive Committee (CEC). The term of the PDF president is three years, but Marbañiang vacated the post one year before the expiry of the term. (UNI)