SHILLONG | March 19, 2019:
With the issuance of the notification for the 1st phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Monday, KHNAM MP candidate from Shillong Parliamentary seat, THS Bonney filed his nomination papers before the East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner, Abhishek Bhagotia today.
The KHNAM was accompanied by party MLA from Shillong North, Adelbert Nongrum and other leaders of the party.
It may be mentioned that MDA candidate and UDP leader, Dr Jemino Mawthoh will file his nomination on Wednesday while Congress candidate and sitting MP, Vincent Pala is likely to file his nomination on Friday.
While talking to media persons on Tuesday, Bonney spelled out his agendas terming interstate boundary dispute with Assam, education and rural development as his priorities.
He also said that the battle for the Shillong seat is difficult but it all depends on the voters and their choice. He was hopeful that people have already seen the work of the national parties and they might have a chance.
Meanwhile, KHNAM chief, Adelbert Nongrum exuded confidence of a win.