NPP, NDPP leaders congratulated on poll victory

NPP, NDPP leaders congratulated on poll victory

ITANAGAR, Mar 5: The Arunachal Pradesh unit of National People’s Party (NPP) has congratulated the national president of NPP Conrad K Sangma (MP) for the party’s election victory in Meghalaya.

The NDA ally NPP, who won 19 seats in the recently held Assembly polls, enjoys the support of six United Democratic Party (UDP) legislators, four People’s Democratic Front (PDF) MLAs, two each from the BJP and Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) and one Independent, taking the combined strength of the alliance to 34.

Meghalaya threw up a fractured mandate on Saturday. The Congress, which has been in power in the state for the last 10 years, had won 21 seats in the 60-member House.

Conrad K Sangma, the son of former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma, is all set to form the new Govt in Meghalaya.

The State unit NPP also congratulated the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leader Neiphiu Rio for victory in Nagaland Assembly election who backed by the BJP is set to be the next Chief Minister of Nagaland.

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