Central Govt imposes Prez rule in Meghalaya

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New Delhi, Mar 18: After the State government won a trust vote in Meghalaya Assembly on Tuesday, Mar 17, the Central Government has imposed a President's rule in the State on Wednesday, Mar 18.

Speaking to reporters after a meeting of the union cabinet, Home Minister P Chidambaram said: "The cabinet received a report from the (Meghalaya) governor on the events yesterday (Tuesday, during the trust vote). He has stated that there's a breakdown in the constitutional machinery and has recommended president's rule. The report has been accepted and a recommendation made to the president."


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