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The Vice-President of the United Democratic Party (UDP) – Allantry Franklin Dkhar has claimed that the matter of granting three provisional licenses to open casinos at Meghalaya was not taken-up in the cabinet.
“We learned about the matter, only after receiving inputs through RTI findings, submitted by a pressure organization,” – Dkhar asserted.
The UDP Vice-President underlined that the party would always oppose the government’s plan to introduce casinos.
Responding to a query on the delay in opposing the matter, Dkhar stated that after the Deputy Chief Minister – Prestone Tynsong clarified that the administration won’t move ahead with the plan to open casinos in the state.