Friday, June 14, 2024
spot_img

UDP names three more candidates for State polls

Date:

Share post:

spot_img
spot_img

By Our Reporter

SHILLONG: The UDP State Election Committee (SEC) on Friday named three more candidates who have been awarded party tickets for the upcoming 2013 Assembly election.

UDP working president Paul Lyngdoh informed that the three names which were approved are Brastone Kharphuli from Sohiong constituency, Predecessor Rumnong from Pynthorumkhrah constituency and Sontosh Marak from Williamnagar constituency.

In the last SEC meeting which was held in September 26, the party cleared five names for the party tickets including BG Momin from Mendipathar constituency, Dr Md Mizanur Rehman Kazi from Rajabala constituency, WN Sangma from Resubelpara constituency, Sing Mulieh from Jowai constituency and Mihsalan Suchiang from Mookaiaw constituency.

No pre-poll talks with NPP: Lanong

The UDP on Friday rejected the claims by the National People’s Party (NPP) that they are having a dialogue over the issue of a pre-poll alliance ahead of the 2013 Assembly polls.

“The party has rejected the idea of having a pre-poll alliance which was proposed by NPP chief Purno A Sangma. Majority of the party leaders in the last Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting have opposed the idea of pre-poll alliance with any party,” UDP working president Bindo Mathew Lanong told The Shillong Times on Friday.

The UDP working president also expressed surprise over the claims of the NPP chief that they recently had a discussion on the issue.

“As far my knowledge goes, there was no such meeting between the leaders of the two parties,” Lanong said.

He also informed that the party would be contesting the upcoming Assembly election on its own.

Earlier, the NPP chief had said that his party was in the midst of negotiations with other likeminded political parties.

Sangma had claimed that preliminary talks have been held between the NPP, UDP and HSPDP recently, adding that the next round of discussions would be held shortly.

spot_img
spot_img

Related articles

India’s rising economic clout makes it key constituent of G7 meet

  New Delhi, June 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presently in Italy on his first foreign visit after...

PM Modi lauds Pope Francis’ commitment to serve people, invites him to visit India

  Apulia (Italy), June 14: Admiring his commitment to serve people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended an...

French President Macron lauds momentum in bilateral ties after meeting PM Modi

  Apulia (Italy), June 14: French President Emmanuel Macron hailed the momentum in Indo-French cooperation in several fields following...

Rave party bust: Telugu actress Hema released from Bengaluru prison

Bengaluru, June 14: Popular Telugu actress Hema, who was jailed in the rave party case, was released from...