Shillong: The National People’s Party national president Conrad Sangma on Saturday at a meeting held at Sohryngkham officially announced the name of Pyniaid Sing Syiem as the party candidate form Mawryngkneng constituency.
Braving the heat, the meeting was attended by more than 2500 people.
Addressing the supporters, Sangma informed that Pyniaid Sing Syiem will feature in the second list of NPP candidates which will be announced soon.
“I’m sure that the people of Mawryngkneng will decide in favour of the NPP, so many people from different walks of life are joining the NPP because it’s only this party that can give viable alternative government for our state of Meghalaya,” he said.
He said that the people have voted Pyniaid as an MDC in the last election and now it’s time for the people to give him a promotion come 2018 assembly elections.
Meanwhile, NPP candidate form Mawryngkneng constituency, Pyniaid Sing Syiem said, “We have been able to welcome many people into the NPP in the constituency almost every single day and we have not even revealed this to the media because we want to work silently for the betterment of the people.”
“Earlier this years I was removed from the party by the state president of HSPDP Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit for alleged anti party activities and I was surprised by this action because I had been working hard for the party,” he said.