The Congress will not allowed altering the Sixth Schedule to Panchayati Raj: Mr Ronie

Shillong, Sept 21: The Congress leader Mr Ronie V Lyngdoh former minister said that the Congress party will fight tooth and nail and will not allowed altering the Sixth Schedule of the constitution of India to the Panchayati Ral like system for Meghalaya.

Mr Lyngdoh Speaking to media, after the meeting in the Congress Bhavan today, said that the Executive meeting of the MPCC has discussed on the news items in one of the English daily that the central government wills amendment the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India to Panchayati Raj like system.

The Congress leader, said that if this is going to happen the congress party will fight tooth and nail and will not allowed altering the Sixth Schedule, it will be better forgo financial assistance than altering the sixth schedule, since the sixth schedule  is protecting the identity of the tribal people in Meghalaya.

Recalling the 73rd amendment of the Constitution of India when Late Prime Minister Rajive Gandhi bring this amendment, the sixth schedule area is exempted from the Panchajati Raj. If the BJP led Government in Delhi is amending the Sixth Schedule to Panchayati Raj like system it mean that the BJP have hidden agenda.

The Congress party for now they will not write to the state government since this they have seen from the news items if it come officially then they will write and at the same time they fight not to allowed amending the Sixth Schedule to Panchayati Raj like System said Mr Roni V Lyngdoh.

 

 

 

 

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