Shillong, May 29: President of the United Democratic Party (UDP) and Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy on Tuesday called for unity among all the regional parties. “If there is complete unity among all the regional parties, it will be the right move to restore politics in Meghalaya,” Roy said after the MLA of Mawphlang SK Sunn associated himself with the United Democratic Party (UDP) party.
Stating that the joining of Sunn will further strengthen the UDP party, he however lamented that with every passing year the regional parties in the state are deteriorating.
“If all the regional parties come together good things will come in the future, there’s a need for unity among all the regional parties and light minded leaders so that we can rule the state again like our bygone leaders,” he said.
He said that Sunn joining the UDP is an instance of what needs to be done and hopes that the others follow. Stating that he yearns for the time when all the regional parties unites together, he said “The UDP is open for all to associate themselves with the party and it will soon approaches all the regional parties to have a thought on this complete unity of all the regional parties,” he added.
Meanwhile, Sunn said that being an Independent candidate, there is great hardship to bring overall development in his constituency and the state as a whole and this is the reason he has joined hands with the UDP. Stating that after deep thoughts and considering that UDP is the party that can shape the future of regional parties here in the state and after through consultation with his supporters he has joined the UDP to bring all round development in the state.