NCP Candidate Jonathone Sangma Shot Dead in Poll-bound Meghalaya

NCP Candidate Jonathone Sangma Shot Dead in Poll-bound Meghalaya

His convoy was reportedly ambushed in a suspected IED blast at Samanda, while he was returning from a campaign meeting.

A landmine explosion killed four people, including an election candidate, in India´s north eastern state of Meghalaya in an area where four militant groups are seeking independence, police said on Monday.

A few days ago, posters had appeared on trees and walls in many places in Williamnagar, warning people not to cast vote for Sangma. My heartfelt condolences to his near and dear ones.

"Deeply saddened to hear about the unexpected loss of Jonathone Sangma", Mukul Sangma said on Twitter. During the last state election in February 2013, he had filed a case against Congress leader Deborah C Marak in Williamnagar police station for instigating militants of the Garo National Liberation Army against him during the elections.

The Congress party has also called the National People's Party (NPP) led by Conrad Sangma as "B" team of BJP. "It was with shock and disbelief that I learned the passing away of my friend Jonathone N Sangma and three others who lost their life in a militant attack". The blood of innocents spilled by the enemies of the State will not disturb the peace in Meghalaya.

Striking a cord with women electorate in Meghalaya's Dalu and Zikzak in Garo hills, she tried to instill hope and reiterated the commitment of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure free gas cylinders to poor household.

An elaborate post also explained that Meghalaya is the only state in the country, where the chief minister has launched a programme to provide assistance to orphaned girls of the age of 18 and above. "It is sad and shocking that in Meghalaya, where women are held in high esteem, such an incident has taken place", she said, addressing an election rally here near the India-Bangladesh border.

Vincent Pala, the working president of Meghalaya Congress Unit, and Member of Parliament (MP) representing Shillong in Lok Sabha, said, "We strongly condemn the incident and we stand by Jonathone's family at this moment". The desperate act will not be tolerated.



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