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Shillong unites in condemnation of Jonathone’s murder

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SHILLONG, Feb 20: Residents of Shillong came together on Tuesday evening to condemn the recent killing of an NCP candidate Jonathone N Sangma and three others who lost their lives to an IED blast.
Taking part in a candle lit vigil at Khyndailad here on Tuesday, people thronged the venue which had placards displaying messages such as ‘Society will not tolerate such acts where people are put in fear’, ‘We condemn the terror attack on lives of Jonathone N Sangma, Cribinath D Shira, Baichung Ch Momin and Shamin Hassan’, ‘Acts of terror are acts of cowards’.

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Police suspect Sohan’s hand in Jonathone killing

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SHILLONG, Feb 20: Meghalaya police strongly suspect the hand of GNLA chief Sohan D Shira in the IED blast that killed the NCP candidate Jonathone N Sangma on Sunday night at Williamnagar.

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NCP terms Jonathone killing a political murder

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SHILLONG, Feb 19: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has termed the killing of its candidate from Williamnagar, Jonathone N Sangma a ‘political murder’ while demanding that the case is immediately handed over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
“We are sure that this is a ‘political conspiracy’ and ‘political murder’ and that is why we have asked for immediate probe by the NIA,” NCP state working president Vijay Raj said here on Monday.

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Lack of development in Meghalaya is a cruel joke: Rajnath

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SHILLONG, Feb 19: Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh while blaming the Dr. Mukul Sangma led state government in Meghalaya for a lack of development, said that this is a cruel joke that has been played on the people of the state.
Pointing out that Meghalaya means the ‘Abode of clouds’, the Home Minister said that development should now rain down the state.

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Condemnation, anger pours in against unprecedented killings of NCP candidate

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TURA, Feb 19: The unprecedented killing of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate from Williamnagar, Jonathone N Sangma, has united the people of the Garo Hills region, with every citizen of the area coming out with open condemnation of the act on Monday.

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