Itanagar: The People`s Party of Arunachal has announced Laeta Umbrey, a popular leader and sitting MLA, as the party`s chief ministerial candidate for the 2014 Assembly elections.
PPA Working Committee chairman Kamen Ringu officially declared Umbrey as the PPA?s chief ministerial candidate for the 2014 polls here yesterday.
"The unanimous decision was taken at a party core committee meeting recently," he said.
Umbrey said, "We all must work together and I am confident that we will be able to dethrone the ruling Congress, which has ruled the state for last 38 years."
Assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh are due in October next year.