Meghalaya Polls: Parties gear to release their Manifestos in January

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Story highlights

  • The political parties of Meghalaya are all set to release their Manifestos
  • They have decided to release their ‘list of promises’ in the month of January
  • The political parties focussed on various matters while preparing their Manifestos

Meghalaya is on the verge of Elections for 60 Assembly Seats, hence the political parties of the state and the parties from the Centre are trying hard to make grounds keeping an eye on the state Assembly. In the series, the parties have declared that they will release their Manifestos in the month of January.

Parties focussing on Mission, Vision and lot more

Only two months left for the upcoming Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Polls and the political parties including Congress, Bhartiya Janta Party(BJP), National People’s Party(NPP), HSPDP, UDP, and others are preparing to acquire the 60 assembly seats of the state legislative assembly.

Hence, keeping an eye on the state assembly the parties have declared that they will release their party manifestos in the coming month i.e. January.

The political parties in the state are having various matters to focus upon such as some are preparing their manifestos keeping the mission in mind and others are focussing towards the vision for the development of the state.

Congress and BJP are the major rivals in the state along with NPP that may conquer the majority of seats in the state.

The parties with various types of manifestos 

The political parties of the state are preparing for the upcoming polls keeping a focus on various matters to counter the ruling government.

BJP preparing ‘Vision Document’-

The Bhartiya Janta Party with the mission of Congress Mukt Bharat, eradicating Congress from each and every part of the country is now focussing towards the Election to be held in the Northeastern states.

For this, the party is trying the best way possible to win the 40 seats of the state assembly and it is preparing their manifesto in terms of ‘Vision’.

Apart from this, the party is also preparing for Meghalaya ‘Deserves a Change’ as according to BJP the governing party has not yet brought any type of development in the state and the people are still in the same state.

For the purpose, the party is also chalking out a blueprint to whether it should go solo for the elections or come in an alliance with the like-minded party.

BJP, which is eyeing at least 40 seats, says its vision document will be ready next month.

BJP state president Shibun Lyngdoh said, “We are preparing the vision document that will be released by January.”

NPP coming with ‘Mission Document’-

The National People’s Party is also preparing to make grounds in the state and to root out the ruling government for the next five years.

For this, the party is preparing Mission Document that will be released in the month of January.

NPP state president WR Kharlukhi said, “We have almost finished preparing the Mission document that will be a very big one covering all government departments. We have collated information through RTI and other sources. So it will be released after the final list of candidates is announced.”

When asked about a tentative date, Kharlukhi said, “We should release it latest by the first week of January. Details of the document will be shared at a press conference which we plan to hold soon.”

UPD-HSPDP may come in alliance-

UDP leader Paul Lyngdoh said the common minimum programme and manifesto would be ready after the UDP general meeting on December 15. The CMP bears significance for the UDP-HSPDP alliance as the regional parties have had separate agendas in the past.

Congress will contest with the star campaigner Mukul Sangma-

Congress in the ruling party in the state over a period of time, hence this Assembly election is an essential one for the party. Therefore, the party is also preparing Manifesto keeping the development of the state in mind and will campaign and contest the assembly elections with the help of one of its star campaigner and Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma.

Also Read: Meghalaya Govt. Introduces five amendment Bills on Winter Session day 1


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