Prestone Tynsong
3rd Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya
Assumed office
6 March 2018
serving with Sniawbhalang Dhar from 7 March 2023
Department & PortfoliosMinister of Public Works Department (Roads), Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Housing, Labour, Parliamentary Affairs
Member of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly
for Pynursla
Assumed office
2013
Personal details
NationalityIndian
Political partyNational People's Party (since 2017)
Indian National Congress (before 2017)
OccupationPolitician

Prestone Tynsong is an Indian politician who is serving as the 3rd Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya and minister of Public Works Department (Roads), Animal Husbandry, Veterinary, Housing, Labour and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Meghalaya since 2018.He is a member of NPP since 2017 and INC before 2017.Tynsong represents the Pynursla constituency in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly since 2013.

Political career

He was elected for the Lyngkyrdem Assembly Constituency in 2003 and 2008 on the Indian National Congress ticket, before shifting his seat to Pynursla Assembly Constituency in 2013.

In 2017, he quit the Indian National Congress for the National People's Party.[1][2][3][4]

In 2018, he became Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya in the Conrad Sangma led cabinet.[5][6][7]

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