Shillong, Oct 19: Instead of a chief guest, the people, who gathered at little flower higher secondary school, Mawbri, released a book on EK Mawlong, former Chief Minister and former Assembly Speaker, on Tuesday.
The family of Mawlong, including the Umroi MLA George Lyngdoh was present besides the relatives, the associates of late leader, senior citizens, the people of the area and special invitees.
“E K Mawlong , a political biography”, was penned by his son Ferdinand B Lyngdoh who died in tragic accident in October last year.
The book contains Mawlong’s early childhood, the struggle of his parents, his political career with triumphs and tribulations.
Later, George presented the EK Mawlong Academic Excellence Award to meritorious students.