TURA: The NPP (National People's Party), on Wednesday, released its first list of 16 candidates for the ensuing GHADC (Garo Hills Autonomous District Council) elections.
Headed by Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, the NPP has been in power for close to six years in the Council.
Former Babelapara MDC and working president of the party in Garo Hills, Semford B Sangma will contest from Tura. Current GHADC Chairman Denang T Sangma will again contest from the Rongrenggre (Williamnagar) seat.
MLA (Member of Legislative Assembly) Benedic Marak will file nomination from Raksamgre. The MDCs (Members of District Council) figuring in the NPP list are Wenison Ch Marak from Rongrikkimgre, Dhormonath Ch Sangma from Naguapara, Sukharam K Sangma from Rongrong, Dolly K Sangma from Damas, Brilliant R Sangma from Samandagre and Denang T Sangma from Williamnagar.
The other candidates are Albinush R Marak from Siju seat, Sengbath R Marak from Silkigre, Sengchim N Sangma from Gasuapara, Semford B Sangma from Tura, Sanjip T Sangma from Dengnakpara, Linekar K Sangma from Nogorpara, Henen R Sangma from Darugre and Grahambell A Sangma from Jengjal. (Agencies)