SHILLONG, Jan 09: The much awaited list of the Meghalaya Congress candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls will in all likelihood be released after the party’s Election Committee (EC) meet next week.
Congress spokesperson Ronnie V Lyngdoh on Tuesday informed that the Election Committee of the MPCC is meeting on January 12 to finalise the list of candidates of the party.
“After the meeting, the list of party candidates could be release anytime,” Lyngdoh said.
With little over a month left for the Assembly elections in Meghalaya, and the recent upheaval in the state Congress in relation to leaving of the party by few of the veteran leaders and joining of new, the list of the congress candidates is the much awaited list for other political parties and voters alike.
Lyngdoh, while asserting that the Congress is still very strong despite several sitting legislators leaving the party, said that the party has got new faces who are expected to do well.
It may be mentioned that the Congress party in the state has received more than 100 applications from people who wants to contest the polls as a Congress candidate.