SP announces 13 candidates for Meghalaya Assembly polls

Last Updated: Friday, January 18, 2013 - 22:40

Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party on Friday announced a list of 13 candidates for Meghalaya Assembly polls next month.

"Our party has announced 13 candidates for Meghalaya Assembly polls after a delegation of former legislators and ministers met party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav here and joined the party," a statement released by SP here said.

Assembly Elections in Meghalaya and Nagaland are scheduled to be held on February 23.

Among the leaders who met Yadav here include three-time legislator and former minister BA Sangma, former minister Augustine D`mark, and former MLA and minister Manirul Islam.

Yadav said that the new inclusions would strengthen the party and would also achieve its mandate to have the party`s presence in Meghalaya by 2014.

PTI



First Published: Friday, January 18, 2013 - 22:39

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