NPP candidate for Sutnga-Saipung Santa Mary Shylla has stated that the resignation of district party leaders was a “blessing” for the party.
Twenty-three leaders led by NPP, East Jaiñtia Hills district President Dr JW Dkhar, General Secretary Monlang Ladong, Assistant Secretary Kormon Bamon, NPYF district President Grimlang Dkhar, Vice President Kmai Tangliang, General Secretary Aibor Sukhlain and 18 members quit the party yesterday citing “misunderstanding” with the party candidate.
Shylla held a meeting today at Byndihati and said their resignation will not affect the party and her prospects to contest the Assembly elections.
The candidate stated that the leaders who call it quit never attended the party meeting when decisions were taken to put her in the fray. “In fact their resignation is a blessing for the party because there has never been any combine efforts,” she said.
Meanwhile, during the meeting MDC, Seiborlang Shadap has been elected as the NPP East Jaiñtia Hills president, general secretary Dr Sankey Shangpung and Joinriwell Pyrtuh as working president.
The NPYF East Jaiñtia Hills district has been reconstituted with Emlangky Lamare as president, Rio Shadap general secretary, Defender Pakem Kermiki Dkhar as working presidents, Daiapherbha Lamare vice president and Merary Sutnga assistant secretary.
Syrsse Lamare has been elected as the party president of the Sutnga Saipung Block, Metipbha Supooh assistant secretary and Romeo Pdang as vice president of NPP Narpuh circle.
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