SHILLONG: In a surprising turn of events, former MLA George Lyngdoh has tendered his resignation from the posts of Vice President of the Meghalaya Trinamool Congress (TMC) and President of the Umroi TMC Block Committee.
The resignation, effective immediately, was communicated through a letter addressed to Charles Pyngrope, the state president of TMC, on December 1.
In his resignation letter, George cited personal reasons for stepping down from the prominent roles within the party.
He expressed gratitude for the years of association under the esteemed leadership of Charles and acknowledged the valuable guidance and support received from party leaders and members.
“I would like to inform your kind honour that I hereby tender my resignation as Vice-President, TMC Meghalaya as well as President of Umroi TMC Block Committee, with immediate effect. This decision is driven by personal circumstances,” George conveyed in the letter.
Later, George clarified to the local press that while he is relinquishing his leadership roles, he will continue to be an active member of the party.
“The previous years of association under your (Charles) esteemed leadership and guidance have been a treasured experience of inestimable worth and value. You and other esteemed leaders have been a patron towards me, and the ones who have always cast a light on how best to turn problems into possibilities, and obstacles into opportunities,” the letter expressed.
George extended his thanks to the party leaders and members for their continuous support in various endeavours undertaken to serve the people of Meghalaya.
He concluded the letter with well-wishes for Charles, his family, and expressing hope for continued collaboration in the future.
The resignation marks a notable development within the TMC leadership in Meghalaya, and the party is yet to announce any successor to the vacated roles by George Lyngdoh.