Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and Chief of National People’s Party(NPP) on Sunday kicked off by-election campaign at Wangoi in Thoubal district of Manipur.
Amid Covid-19 pandemic, the political parties of Manipur have geared up for by-election in the five assembly constituencies of Manipur which were declared “clear vacant” by Election Commission of India (ECI).
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh officially launched the by-election campaign for the BJP at Wangoi assembly constituency recently.
On the other hand, Sangma inaugurated a new office of the party amid growing controversy over the election of NPP Manipur unit president.
Sangma said that he is in Imphal to discuss party organisation and to discuss on the prospect for the upcoming by-election in 13 assembly constituencies of Manipur. The NPP chief that they will placed potential candidate for the upcoming by-election in Manipur.
As many as 13 seats remain vacant in the state after a political turmoil in the state led to the resignation and disqualification of MLAs of the 13 constituencies.