Shillong, May 7: The regional conference of National People’s Party (NPP) will be held on May 9 in Shillong.
Meghalaya Chief Minister and NPP national president Conrad Sangma informed the media persons that units of the NPP from across the Northeastern region would attend the conference.
Those likely to attend the meet include Manipur Deputy Chief Minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh and MLAs from Nagaland. A team from Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh will also attend the conference.
Apart from Meghalaya, the NPP have legislators in Manipur and Nagaland. The NPP national president also said that the regional conference would discuss poll-related issues, among others.
The elections to the Mizoram Assembly are due in December this year, while Arunachal Pradesh will go to polls in 2019.
According to Conrad, the NPP is committed to work for the Northeast.
Moreover, the meet will also discuss the future of its national president.
Conrad, who is still the Tura Lok Sabha MP, will have to be elected as an MLA by September 5 this year.
On being asked on the matter, Sangma said, “Whether I will contest it or not will be decided in the meeting soon.”
Conrad, however, said the party has not taken any decision on whether to ask his sister, Agatha Sangma, to quit her South Tura seat to pave way for him to contest from that particular constituency.