Shillong, Feb 7: Leader of Opposition and AITC legislature party leader Dr Mukul Sangma on Tuesday filed his nomination for contesting from Tikrikilla constituency in the upcoming February 27 assembly elections in the state.
Mukul is a sitting legislator of Songsak constituency and has decided to contest from two seats.
He was accompanied by candidate from South Tura, Richard M Marak, and candidate from North Tura, Rupert M Sangma.
Showing confidence in witnessing a change in the hill state of Meghalaya, the Meghalaya TMC leader assured to resurrect the state and bring back its former glory. He said, “There is a sense of oneness coming from communities from all across the state — Khasi Hills, Garo Hills, and Jaintia Hills only with one purpose. The purpose is to restore the lost glory of this beautiful state and reposition this state as one of the vibrant, progressive, prosperous, and strong states and put ourselves in the highest place.”
The Leader of the Opposition also promised to eradicate the prevailing ‘monopoly’. “People have been telling how the other leaders are discriminating against them, depriving them in order to establish their monopoly. It is our duty to make society free from this cruel act of monopoly,” he said.