New Delhi, Feb 25: The Election Commission will conduct assembly elections in Meghalaya on February 27. The results of polls will be announced on March 3 in the north-eastern state. Also Read - Meghalaya Assembly Elections 2018: Conrad Sangma to Take Oath as CM; All You Need to Know About Him
Mawkyrwat assembly constituency Also Read - NPP-BJP Alliance Set to Rule Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma to be Chief Minister
Mawkyrwat assembly is likely to witness a multi-party fight in the upcoming polls on February 27. The seat was won by Congress candidate Rowell Lyngdoh in previous assembly elections. Polanding Sohphoh, Carnes Sohshang and Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar are the candidates fielded by BJP, Congress and HSPDP respectively. Also Read - Congress Stakes Claim to Form Government in Meghalaya; Kamal Nath, Ahmed Patel Meet Governor
Kharkutta assembly constituency
Kharkutta assembly is likely to witness a traditional fight between Congress and the regional player NPP. The seat was won by Congress candidate Cherak Momin in previous assembly elections. Synal M. Sangma, Cherak Watre Momin and Luderburg Ch. Momin are the candidates fielded by BJP, Congress and UDP respectively.
Mendipathar assembly constituency
Mendipathar assembly is likely to see an interesting fight between Congress and a regional player in upcoming polls on February 27. The seat was won by NCP candidate Marthon Sangma in previous elections in 2013. However, Sangma changed side this time to be Congress’ candidate. Digros D. Shira, Comolsing R. Marak and Frankenstein W. Momin are the candidates fielded by BJP, UDP and NPP respectively.
Resubelpara assembly constituency
Resubelpara assembly, like other constituencies, is likely to see a traditional fight between the Congress and regional player NPP. The seat was won by Congress’ Salseng C. Marak who secured 9070 votes. Hearsing D. Shira, Salseng C Marak and Timothy Shira are the candidates fielded by BJP, Congress and NPP respectively.
Bajengdoba assembly constituency
Bajengdoba assembly will be voting on February 27 to choose its next legislator. The seat was won by an independent candidate Brigady Marak. He won the seat by securing 7139 votes.