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AITC national spokesperson wants face-to-face debate with Prestone

Shillong, Sept 22: The AITC national spokesperson Saket Gokhale on Thursday wanted deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong to have a face-to face debate on issues raised by the former.

In a letter addressed to Tynsong on Thursday, Gokhale, while referring to his press conference on Wednesday, said, “you (Tynsong) were questioned about the facts of several irregularities that I, on behalf of the TMC, have raised over the last 2 months especially pertaining to the matter of Shillong Smart City Ltd. and the collapse of the Meghalaya Assembly dome and the anomalies in the contract process. In response, you failed to provide any answer to the allegations and instead referred to me and said that If he is so concerned, let him come to Shillong and find out.”

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​”I have been in Shillong constantly over the last 2 months and have seen first-hand
the irregularities in the administration about the issues I have raised.I am delighted to inform you that I will be back in Shillong in a week”, he said.

“And pursuant to your comment, I suggest that we together do a discussion/debate in the presence of the media in Shillong on the issues of misgovernance that I and the TMC have raised. Any date in the 1st week of October at your convenience is suitable for me. I eagerly hope you will accept my offer and await your response”, he added.

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