By Our Correspondent, TNT News | Shillong, Jan 09, 2018:
With only a month left for the Assembly elections in Meghalaya, the Congress is likely to announce the names of the party candidates who would be contesting the upcoming elections shortly.
When contacted, Congress spokesperson Ronnie V Lyngdoh today informed that the Election Committee of the MPCC is meeting on January 12 to finalise the list of candidates of the party.
“After the meeting, the list of party candidates could be release anytime,” Lyngdoh said. While asserting that the Congress is still very strong despite several sitting legislators leaving the party, he said that the party has got new faces who are expected to do well.
It may be mentioned that the Congress party in the state has received more than 100 applications from people who wants to contest the polls as a Congress candidate.