Shillong, Jan 04: Election for Congress ticket in Shella constituency will be held on Thursday. The election is being conducted by Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) to resolve the party representative dilemma in the constituency which has three contenders.
The winner of the election will represent Shella constituency in the State Assembly Elections 2013 from Congress and contesting against UDP Chief Dr Donkupar Roy
President of Shella Block Congress Committee, Leston Wanswet; President of Congress Youth Wing, Shella, Pynthmaibor Chyne; and Jyrop Sing Nongkhlaw who is a Project Officer in DRDA are the contenders for the party ticket.
Election would be held in 28 units out of total 38 units of Shella Block Congress Committee.
Sources informed that Wanswet has the highest possibility to win the election and get party ticket due to his huge support base.
SHILLONG Jan 04: Acting on a tip – off, BSF on Wednesday nabbed a ULFA linkman along with fake Indian currency equivalent to the tune of Rs 3000.
The linkman has been identified as Philipa Sangma (21), from the Sherpur district of Bangladesh.
BSF of Meghalaya Frontier has recently stepped up vigil and intensified operations on the international border to check illegal activities along the border.
SHILLONG, Jan 04: One dead body was on Wednesday morning recovered by police from near a Catholic Church at Nongrah under Rynjah Police Station.
The deceased has been identified as one Sanjay Rymbai (40). Police said the body was found with an head injuries.
A fire wood with blood stain was also recovered from the site, which is suspected to have been used by miscreants to hit the victim, police said.