Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma has been asked by the Union Coal Minister, Piyush Goyal to come to Delhi where the issue of ban on coal mining can be discussed and a solution can be found out
Talking to newsmen here on Tuesday, Conrad Sangma said that Meghalaya was getting positive vibes for the Union Government to solve the issue though there are hurdles and it will be an exhaustive process
“It is important for us to be the nodal point which will ensure that we move from department to department and try to resolve the issues one by one,” he said.
According to Sangma, the issue is a multi-layered process and Government will make attempts to resolve the matter at the earliest.
When asked about the BJP’s promise of resolving the issues within 180 days if it comes to power, Sangma said that the question should be asked to BJP leaders
He, however, maintained that there would be aggressive effort from the State Government to finds a solution to the problem and Government would move as fast as it could to address the issue.
He also said that the Government would follow up with the Centre to invoke Para 12 A (B) of the Sixth Schedule to exempt central laws from being implemented in Meghalaya.