Meghalaya Polls: Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh set to visit in January

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Story highlights

  • BJP President Amit Shah and HM Rajnath Singh to visit Meghalaya next month
  • This visit to Meghalaya will be a part of Election Campaign
  • KJ Alphons will visit next month to review poll-preparedness

As only a month of January is remaining for the Assembly Elections, BJP has scheduled its ace leaders to visit the state to give a push to the election campaigning. The National President of BJP Amit Shah and Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit the state next month.

BJP Election incharge to review poll-preparedness

Meghalaya is on the verge of Legislative Assembly Elections and the Bhartiya Janta Party is all set to launch its ace leaders to give a boost to the election campaign and for this, the National Party President will visit the state in the month of January.

Amit Shah will be accompanied by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit to the poll-bound state that will further extend to the other two poll-bound states Nagaland and Tripura as per the information from the sources.

Apart from the visit of these veteran leaders, Union Minister and BJP election incharge Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam will also visit the state in the month of January to take a stock of the poll-preparedness by the party fragment of Meghalaya.

Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam will arrive in the state in the first week of January to review the poll preparedness again.

Giving away the information of his visit, the state BJP President Shibun Lyngdoh said, “Alphons will review the poll preparedness in the state in the first week of January and chalk out programmes for the arrival of the central leaders to the state”.

Lyngdoh said the aim of the BJP is to bring all the states of the country under the party. As of today, only four states of the country are not under BJP rule.

Joining the party chorus for Congress Mukt Bharat (Congress-free-India) states, he told, “The aim is to have Congress-free India and only four states are under Congress rule-Meghalaya, Mizoram, Karnataka, and Punjab will within a very short period come under the map of NDA.”

Chief Election Commissioner on his visit

The Election watchdog of the country is also preparing for the upcoming elections in the three states of Northeast India and for this they are visiting these poll-bound states to review the preparations of the elections done by the election officers whose who are having a charge of this.

In the series, the Chief Election Officer(CEC) AK Jyoti is on his visit to the state and he visited Meghalaya on Friday to take a stock of Poll preparedness.

CEC is accompanied by the two Election Commissioners Om Prakash Rawat and Sunil Arora along with the team.

The five-year term of the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly will expire on March 6.

As Meghalaya is set to constitute its 10th, five-year tenure of the Assembly, the election commission is also prepared to conduct elections for the formation of the government in the state.

For the purpose, a team of Election Commission is visiting the state today to have a review on the poll-preparedness done by the state election officers(ECO) who is responsibility bearers in the state for all the poll-related matters.

Giving away the information of this visit, Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Roy Kharkongor said the Election Commission officials will review the poll preparedness with Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police along with Divisional Commissioners.

The Commission will also hold a separate meeting with Central Armed Police Forces and Income Tax officials.

Giving away the further information, he said, they would also hold meetings with Chief Secretary Y. Tsering, Principal Secretary Home M.S. Rao and Director General of Police Swaraj Bir Singh

The Election Commission officials will also meet leaders of political parties, he added.

Also Read: Meghalaya: CM Mukul Sangma Says, BJP Wants to Amend Constitution


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