TURA, Feb 13: Former MP, Agatha Sangma is of the opinion that her experience in national politics will enable her to serve the people of South Tura constituency and as such has urged one and all to vote for her in the ensuing Assembly elections.
“I was extremely lucky to be the Member of Parliament at a young age and a central minister. I met different people and visited a lot of places during my tenure as an MP. I have learned a lot from different parts of the world. I feel that my experience would enable me to bring good to the people of South Tura and the state of Meghalaya”, Agatha said on Tuesday.
Agatha who is contesting the seat on an NPP ticket also says that South Tura constituency has been left behind. ”Wherever I go, people raise their concern over bad roads, water problems and basic facilities which are absent or lacking. We have to build infrastructure to improve the quality of life that is the only way we can say that we are a developed state,” she says.
Agatha is of the view that an urban constituency like South Tura cannot grow or develop with just MLA scheme of 2 cr. “The MLA scheme will not be enough to develop Tura, we have to be a bit concern and find appropriate schemes and integrate it for the development of the constituency,” she added.
“I want to find a solution to waste disposal and segregate the waste, identify grounds for waste disposal and landfills vis-a-vis create consciousness on cleanliness,” Agatha added.
Agatha also firmly believes that it is only the NPP which has a vision and a plan for Meghalaya. “We have a pure intention to work for the people,” she said.