Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Clears air on Education Scam

The Education Scam in the state has been addressed by Meghalaya Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma. He has stated that the investigation is underway and confirmed that the Government will be guided by the judgment passed by the Court and the findings unearthed by the investigation. These aspects will be taken into account with regard to removing any cabinet minister who is linked to the education scam.

CM Sangma added that removing or retaining ministers will be dependent solely on the final verdict in this case and the alleged involvement of key ministerial personnel. He stated that a conscious stand has been adopted by the Government towards all the allegations and the outcome of the investigation will be the guiding light for the Government for taking a decision on the future of any cabinet member. From the year 2009, demands have been consistently raised for removing Ampareen Lyngdoh, cabinet minister, who was the education minister of Meghalaya back then once the education scam was unearthed by the CBI.

The judgment passed recently by the Meghalaya High Court recently passed the investigation of the Education Job Scam of the year 2009 to the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and has directed it to submit a report within the next 6 months.