By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, March 03, 2018:
As the counting unfolds, East Shillong already has its winner in INC’s Ampareen Lyngdoh and in North Shillong, a new winner has emerged in KHNAM’s Adelbert Nongrum by defeating BJP’s JA Lyngdoh and INC’s HW Syngkon.
Meanwhile, in Ranikor, INC’s MM Danggo secured victory by defeating Pius Marwein of the UDP. Also in Mawkyrwat, veteren politician Rowell Lyngdoh of the NPP has suffered a major loss and the constituency got its new representative in Renikton Lyngdoh.
Also in Mawphlang constituency, Independent candidate and former Chief Engineer of PHE, SK Sunn tasted victory in his maiden election battle by defeating INC’s Kennedy Khyriem.
Meanwhile, in South Shillong, BJP’s Sanbor Shullai is still the people’s favourite and has managed to retain the seat by defeating his rival — Manas Chaudhuri of the INC by a huge margin.
Congress suffered a big loss in Sohiong with the defeat of Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh. HSPDP’s Samlin Malngiang has won the battle.
In Nongkrem constituency, HSPDP’s Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit suffered defeat at the hands of Independent candidate– Lambor Malngiang.
Meanwhile, in Nongstoin, sitting MLA HSPDP’s Diosstarness Jyndiang was defeated by Macmillan Byrsat of NPP, in Rambrai Jyrngam, Kimfa Sidney Marbaniang of INC tasted victory by defeated KP Pangniang of HSPDP and in Mawshynrut, NPP candidate Gigur Myrthong won by defeating Witting Mawsor of HSPDP.