Meghalaya | GHADC polls: NPP optimistic of winning 18 to 19 seats 



Meghalaya Cabinet Minister and senior leader of the National People’s Party (NPP), James PK Sangma, is optimistic of attaining victory in the election to the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC).

“Our expectations are positive and, we should be able to touch a figure of 18-19 seats. We are looking at it optimistically,” Sangma said. 

Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) went to polls on April 12, with more than 70 per cent of the votes polled. Counting will be held on April 15. 

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“We thank the people of Garo hills for the response shown during the polling; the crowd that came to our meetings indicates that they are looking forward to a kind of change which will be brought forward by the NPP,” he added. 

The major parties contesting the polls include NPP, Congress, BJP, United Democratic Party (UDP), Garo National Council (GNC) and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). 

The fate of the 182 candidates vying for the 29 seated GHADC has been sealed, the results of which will be announced on April 15.