Meghalaya Polls: Rahibul sticks to roots, will contest from NPP Ticket

meghalaya polls 2018

Story highlights

  • SG Esmatur Mominin (Rahibul) will contest the 2018 polls
  • He will continue the legacy and will contest in Phulbari from NPP ticket
  • NPP announces the news of Rahibul contesting the upcoming polls

The Political parties of Meghalaya are raising curtains from the names of the contestants who are in the race of 60 Assembly Seats. In the list, one more name is added by the party. SG Esmatur Mominin (Rahibul) will contest the 2018 polls from Phulbari constituency.

Rahibul to follow his deceased brother’s footsteps

The MDC from Shyamnagar, SG Esmatur Mominin (Rahibul) is all set to walk on his brother’s footsteps as he will going to contest 2018 Assembly Elections from Phulbari constituency from National People’s Party ticket.

NPP recently announced the news that Rahibul, who is the younger brother of deceased former minister and MLA from Phulbari, Manirul Islam Sarkar to contest the elections in the coming year.

Rahibul is currently the MDC from Shyamnagar in the GHADC from the NPP.

Rahibul is a lawyer by profession and was practicing law in various Courts across the state.

“I am committed to complete the unfinished tasks of my late brother who had been fighting for the cause of the people of his constituency, Phulbari in particular and the state in general. I am thankful to the party high command and the people of Phulbari and the Block NPP for supporting me through these troubled times and reposing their faith in me by choosing me as their candidate,” said Rahibul on his candidature.

Talking about the death of Manirul, it comes as a huge blow to the NPP where Sarkar was a front-runner for the seat.

More than 25,000 people from across the plain belt were present during the funeral ceremony of Manirul as a mark of respect.

The announcement of Rahibul as the NPP candidate came through the party president, Conrad K Sangma, MP of Tura.

Also Read: Meghalaya Polls: NPP quashes all the speculation of Pre-poll Alliance

 

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