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SHILLONG | July 10, 2019:

Congress leader and former Meghalaya cabinet minister, Dr M Ampareen Lyngdoh on Monday submitted her resignation as AICC Secretary i/c of Mizoram, a decision which she had announced last week soon after Rahul Gandhi officially quit as the AICC president.

In a Twitter post today, Lyngdoh wrote, “As announced earlier in the press, I have sent in my resignation as AICC Secretary i/c of Mizoram. I thank sir Rahul Gandhi for giving me this opportunity to work for the party. We can do few other important things than just occupy important posts at the AICC.”

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When contacted, Lyngdoh informed that she submitted her resignation to the Congress General Secretary in-charge North East Luizinho Falerio on Monday.

“I don’t know about others but I had done what I had to do. It was Rahul Gandhi who appointed me; he personally picked me, so I feel it is very very important to remember that when he is out of the team then I need to also exit and allow the new dispensation to take necessary decision all across the country,” she told The Shillong News.

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When asked whether she’d heard any news on the selection of a new AICC president, she said “I think the exercise is on. But we know they are looking for somebody young and dynamic. It is going to take a bit of time.”

The Congress legislator had on July 3 decided to step down from the post of AICC In-charge Mizoram to pave way for the formation of a new team.


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