YOUNG ONES DOMINATE
The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance Government is dominated by young ones, as only 19 members of the previous legislative assembly retained their seats. Even Conrad Sangma 40 years of age ,who occupy the Chief Minister’s chair is the youngest Chief Minister so far of the ten previous Chief Ministers of the state.The youngest legislator Dasakhiat Lamare is only 25 years. The previous Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, while greeting the youngest member of the House, recalled that he was the youngest member of the assembly, when he was elected in 1993. Both the ruling and opposition members are mainly young people, who should have the energy to work and perform the duties, upto the expectations who have elected them. Hamletson Dohling, elected from Mylliem, defeating previous Urban Minister Ronnie V Lygdoh also belong to the young group being one of the leaders of the Khasi Students Union (KSU).