Install statue of PA Sangma: NPP

 SHILLONG, April 26 – National Peoples’ Party (NPP) today requested the Meghalaya Government to install statue of former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma here and in Tura and rename two roads after him in the State.

“I would like to propose the renaming of two roads and space be allotted, one each in Shillong and Tura, to put a monument/statue in his memory,” his son and NPP president Conrad K Sangma said in a letter to Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.

“It would only be in the fitness of things that the State Government also gives due recognition and status to this great son of the soil,” he said, adding that PA Sangma was posthumously awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award in the country, by the President in March this year.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma had praised P A Sangma for having been conferred with the award, the first to be bagged by a person from Meghalaya. – PTI

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