Intense canvassing on last day of campaigns

Staff Reporter
NAHARLAGUN, Apr 8: The last day of election campaigning on Monday witnessed hectic canvassing by the Itanagar assembly candidates to reach out to the maximum number of voters in the capital.
Addressing shopkeepers and residents at the daily market here, sitting MLA and Janata Dal (United) candidate, Techi Kaso, promised to develop the market area, while also assuring that he would see to it that all unfinished works see the light of day.
He also assured improved connectivity, proper water supply, and better facilities in the education sector if he is voted to power.
Cautioning the people against intimidation tactics, he said, “Intimidation, sticks, daos or any source of force will not work here. Love, peace, good interpersonal relationships and proper development will.”
Former MLA Kipa Babu held a campaign near Barapani, and assured to take care of the traffic woes of the capital, besides according special attention to the law and order situation.
Babu, who is the BJP candidate, also assured to take up the grievances of the people and bring in development at a fast pace.
Itanagar’s Congress candidate Yumlam Achung also interacted with the local residents and highlighted his vision for the development of the state capital.
He said connectivity, power supply, streetlights, drinking water supply and installation of CCTV cameras in the entire capital complex are his priority.
Similar campaigns were held by Janata Dal (Secular) candidate Taba Thomas and National People’s Party candidate Techi Tolu Tara. They also placed their election agendas before the capital’s citizens.
The candidates also exhorted the citizens to maintain their enthusiasm on polling day, as well, and come out to vote in large numbers.