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Meghalaya: NCP releases third list of candidates
By Our Reporter, TNT News | Shillong, Jan 27, 2018:
Two days after the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) released the second list of candidates, the party has on Saturday announced the third list of candidates who will contest the Assembly Polls scheduled to be held on February 27.
The third list includes two more names — Vikash Gupta who will contest from South Shillong and proprietor of local news portal — SP News Agency Starfing Pdahkasiej who will contest from Mawsynram constituency.
It may be reminded that the second list was announced on January 25. In this list, the name of state party chief Saleng A Sangma reflected and he will be contesting from Gambegre constituency. Six names featured in the second list.
Last week, National General Secretary, Praful Patel announced party's candidates for six constituencies — ECB Bamon (Mowkaiaw LAC), John D Sangma (Ranikor LAC), Tyngshain Lapang (Mawhati LAC)), Ronaldson Dkhar (Nongthymmai LAC), Predecessor Rumnong (Pynthorumkhrah LAC) and Andrew Charles Gare (Mawwhynrut LAC).
Earlier, the NCP national GS said that the party would contest 22 out of 24 seats in Garo Hills while it will contest around 20 seats in the Khasi-Jainta Hills region.