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Demand to retable Meghalaya Budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 15:44

Shillong: Upset over the Budget document
presented by Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, opposition
NCP staged a walk-out of the assembly demanding retabling of
the budget terming it as "incomplete".

Leader of the Opposition Conrad K Sangma raised
questions over the blank pages which appeared in the amount
allocation section of the Budget 2012-13 and demanded that the
chief minister re-present the Budget with a complete figure.

"There was no money allotted to the Garo Hills region
and part of the demand on grants for 2012-13 for Khasi Hills
and Jaintia Hills region were blank," Conrad said.

After finding out that there was no money allocation for
the Garo Hills region, the young NCP leader said, "this is not
reflective of what the government wants to do for the next
financial year."


First Published: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 15:44
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