NPP Meghalaya unit to host NECC conference in Shillong on Saturday

Shillong Jun 07: The National People’s Party (NPP) will held its first North East Coordination Committee (NECC) conference in Shillong on Saturday.

The conference will be held at the State Convention Centre from 10 am onwards.

Former Meghalaya chief minister, D. D. Lapang, who is the National Vice-President and Chairman of the NPP-NECC will chair the conference being hosted by the NPP Meghalaya unit.

NPP national president, and Meghalaya chief minister, Conrad K Sangma, besides deputy chief ministers, ministers, MLAs from states in the North East where the NPP is part of the government would attend the conference.

Some issues to be discussed in the conference, including strengthening the party organization in various states of the North East and build the base in other states, review the present political situation in the country some of the issues.

The NPP is part of the NDA which has returned to power for the second term after the Lok Sabha polls held in the country in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. The results of the elections were declared on May 23.

The NPP has only one MP in Lok Sabha, Agatha K Sangma, who represents the Tura Lok Sabbha constituency, but it has got MLAs in states like Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, and Nagaland.

In Meghalaya, the NPP is leading the coalition government, but in Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, the party is supporting the BJP-led government.