Conrad is the son of former Lok Sabha speaker late PA Sangma and brother of former union minister Agatha Sangma
GN Bureau | March 6, 2018
Conrad Sangma, sworn in as chief minister of Meghalaya on Tuesday, will have the challenging task of keeping together an alliance that comprises the BJP, the National People’s Party, United Democratic Party (UDP), People’s Democratic Front, and the Hill State People’s Democratic Party.
Know more about Conrad Sangma who is just 40-years old.
Conrad is the son of former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma. He became the head of the NPP after his father’s death in 2016.
Conrad lost his first by-election in 2004 by 182 votes. He was first elected to the state assembly along with his brother James Sangma in the 2008 assembly elections.
That year, Conrad became the youngest finance minister of Meghalaya.
The Sangma family is politically quite active.
Conrad’s sister Agatha Kongkal Sangma is a former MP. She was first elected to the 14th Lok Sabha in a by-election in May 2008, after her father P.A. Sangma resigned. She was re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha. At age 29, she was the youngest minister in the council of ministers of 15th Lok Sabha.
Their father Purno Agitok Sangma served as the speaker of the Lok Sabha from 1996 to 1998 and chief minister of Meghalaya from 1988 to 1990. He was nine-time member of parliament.
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