SHILLONG, Dec 8 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Meghalaya on December 16 to inaugurate the party�s office and address a public rally here.
BJP State president, Shibun Lyngdoh said on Thursday that the party�s central office at New Delhi has confirmed the PM�s visit. �Prime Minister is likely to inaugurate the party�s office at Oakland and later address a public rally,� he said.
It is learnt that some legislators would join the party during PM�s visit. There are reports that former Deputy Speaker Sanbor Shullai of Nationalist Congress Party and AL Hek of Congress would formally join the party. Hek was initially with BJP, but had changed sides and joined Congress and also held a Cabinet rank.
An Independent legislator Robinus Syngkon has withdrawn his support to the present Congress-led Government a few months back and announced his decision to join BJP. Some other Independent legislators are also likely to join the party.
This would be the PM�s second visit to the State. He had come to Meghalaya to inaugurate the North Eastern Council�s 65th plenary session which was held in the North East for the first time last year.