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Conrad Sangma ‘warns’ Mamata TMC leaders will stop get together after Meghalaya polls- The New Indian Specific

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ADOKGRE (Meghalaya): The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is dreaming massive about forming the following authorities in Meghalaya however Chief Minister Conrad Okay Sangma mentioned those that helped it make inroads into the state may ditch it after the February 27 elections.

“I wish to inform madam Mamata Banerjee that many leaders from completely different political events joined the TMC however the phrase available in the market is that the majority of those leaders have deliberate to depart the get together after the elections. In truth, they’re already in contact with completely different political events,” Sangma claimed whereas launching the ballot marketing campaign of his Nationwide Individuals’s Occasion (NPP) at Adokgre within the North Garo Hills district on Monday.

“I heard it, so I believed it’s my responsibility to warn you,” he mentioned.

The TMC had no base within the state however in November 2021, altogether 12 of the Congress’ 17 MLAs, led by former Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, jumped ship to put on TMC colors, thereby making the Banerjee-led get together the state’s principal opposition in a single day. Nonetheless, 4 abandoned it in the end.

Sangma mentioned the NPP has each proper to name the TMC an “outsiders’ get together”.

“When you’ll be able to name a nationwide get together (BJP) a celebration of outsiders in West Bengal, now we have each proper to name you an outsiders’ get together in Meghalaya,” Sangma mentioned.

He admitted the TMC is the NPP’s fundamental rival within the Garo Hills which has 24 of the state’s 60 seats. Six of the TMC’s eight MLAs are from the Garo Hills.

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“The TMC is our fundamental rival within the Garo Hills however we do not see a lot of its presence within the Khasi and Jaintia Hills. I do not suppose it can provide a powerful combat. I’m not saying it can provide us a combat even within the Garo Hills. Trying on the complete situation, I feel the TMC is stronger than different opposition events however whether or not it can provide a combat relies on constituency to constituency,” the CM mentioned.

He mentioned “will probably be a combined bag” within the Khasi and Jaintia Hills.

The TMC is banking on its twin guarantees of “WE Card” and MYE Card. The get together promised a month-to-month monetary help of Rs 1,000 to 1 girl in each household underneath WE Card and three lakh jobs underneath MYE Card if voted to energy.

Sangma mentioned for the TMC, it’s a promise however the NPP has already carried out FOCUS and FOCUS+ schemes the place farmers are given monetary help to upscale manufacturing.

Additionally talking, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong sought votes within the title NPP founder the late PA Sangma.

“PA Sangma had left a footprint. I pledge this footprint will proceed. There are 24 seats within the Garo Hills. Let’s give all to the NPP. Please do not let him (PA Sangma) down. He’ll bless us, Garo Hills and Meghalaya from heaven,” Tynsong mentioned.

“Mamata Banerjee mentioned the NPP won’t win any seat within the Garo Hills. Let folks speak about something however the spirit of PA Sangma will transfer excessive,” Tynsong added.

Adokgre, which is situated on the border with Assam and surrounded by pristine hills on three sides, has been pricey to the Sangma household. PA Sangma known as the place Chenanggre which implies “the land of victory”.

The previous Chief Minister has all the time launched his ballot marketing campaign from right here. His household from him had begun this custom.

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