SHILLONG, Feb 17: The Congress on Saturday attacked the BJP on the lines of the action taken by the Election Commission (EC) to stop the BJP charge sheet against the Congress from circulation and termed the flaw in the charge sheet as “No mistake” of the BJP but a pre-determined ploy.
Acting on the complaints filed by the Congress, the Election Department has asked the BJP to take immediate steps to stop the circulation of the booklet as the booklet appears to have been published by the BJP without apparently indicating the names and details of the Printer, along with the name and detail of the Publisher as per Election Commission guidelines which is in violation of the Section 127 A of the RP Act 1951.
TURA, Feb 17: National People’s Party (NPP) chief Conrad K Sangma continued his tirade against the Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma branding him as ‘CM for Congress party workers only’.
Addressing an election meeting on Saturday at the village of Dopa Apal under Resubelpara in North Garo Hills (NGH), Conrad said, “He (Mukul) has not worked in the interest of the state but has furthered the interest of his close aides and only the Congress workers and supporters.”
Conrad was campaigning for NPP candidate Timothy D Shira who is pitted against former CM and Congress veteran Salseng C Marak.
TURA, Feb 17: Road connectivity and infrastructure once again came into the limelight after national spokesperson and Meghalaya in-charge Nalin Kohli, who accompanied Smriti Irani to the Garo hills, demanded answers from the Congress over lack of development.
“Where are the roads, hospitals and jobs promised by the Congress? All these years, the Mukul Sangma government has given nothing other than deceit. People will vote for change on February 27th,” said a confident Kohli to rapturous applause from the crowd of several thousand people who thronged the venue of the BJP rally.
SHILLONG, Feb 16: Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat has exuded that elections in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya will be free, fair credible and peaceful as adequate measures have been taken to meet the challenges in these poll-bound states.
Talking to journalists here after rounding up a top level review of the poll-preparedness in Meghalaya, Rawat said, “Election machineries have taken adequate measures to meet the challenges and all three elections in these three states will be free, fair, credible and peaceful”.
SHILLONG, Feb 16: Labeling the incumbent Congress government as ‘most corrupt government’, BJP national chief Amit Shah on Friday accused the Congress leaders of misusing public funds meant for development while expanding their personal properties.
Addressing the party’s election campaign here at Malki ground, Shah said, “I appeal to you (people) to throw out this most corrupt government of Mukul Sangma so that we can bring a BJP government where the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision can be implemented”.