SHILLONG, Oct 31: While still vying for an Indian National Congress (INC) ticket, agriculture officer Drola Khongjoh is all set to contest from Mawkynrew Constituency in the upcoming Meghalaya Assembly Elections 2013.
Khongjoh will be contesting against the sitting UDP legislator Remington Pyngrope and veteran politician Martil N Mukhim of Meghalaya Democratic Party (MDP).
It is learnt that Khongjoh has already taken his voluntary retirement from the Agriculture Officerâ€™s post for preparing for the ensuing elections.
At present, Khongjoh is being supported by strong supporters of Block Congress, Mahila Block Congress and Youth Block Congress of Mawkynrew.
Mentionably, during the last elections, Khongjoh had contested from Dienglieng Constituency from NCP ticket when he first joined politics.