Soon after winning the Ranikor bypoll, UDP candidate, Pius Marwein has laid down his priorities for the next five years, ensuring the development of this constituency which was, for the past 20 years held by former Congress heavyweight and NPP’s Martin M Danggo.
He was born to a very poor family in the year 1873 from Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya He was the third and only son in a family of four children. Due to acute poverty after his father’s death he had to discontinue his studies after eighth standard. Despite his little formal education he rose up to a level of a high school teacher and excelled in his teaching career.
After almost 1000 ‘immigrants’ were held by prominent student body in Meghalaya, the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) from various check posts along the interstate borders recently, Assam MP from Silchar, Sushmita Dev has accused the Meghalaya Police and the student union of restricting the movement of many people from her constituency.
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