Agatha to be NPP candidate for the Tura Lok Sabha seat

Shillong, Mar 15 (PTI) The National People’s Party Friday announced that former Union Minister Agatha K Sangma and T Kikkin will be the party candidates for the Tura Lok Sabha seat in Meghalaya and Outer Manipur parliamentary constituency respectively.
The NPP also announced that Ferlene C A Sangma will be the party candidate for the byelection of Selsella Assembly seat in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district.
NPP national president and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma chaired the meeting of the central election committee of the party in Delhi which was attended by party leaders from various states in the NE region.
“The central election committee of the NPP which had met today received applications from Tura and Outer Manipur seats. The committee has decided to declare the names of two candidates – former union minister Agatha K Sangma and former Manipur minister T Kipkin,” the NPP president said in a video statement.
He said Kipkin is a former minister and is the NPP Manipur unit president.
The NPP national president also informed that the central election committee of the party has also decided to field Ferlene C A Sangma in the byelection for the Selsella seat.
Election to the Tura Lok Sabha seat and byelection to the Selsella Assembly constituency will be held on April 11.