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 media persons that units of the NPP from all over the region would attend the conference.
Those likely to attend the meet include Manipur deputy chief minister, Yumnam Joykumar Singh and other MLAs including from Nagaland, a team from Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh will attend the conference.
So far apart from Meghalaya, the NPP have legislators in Manipur and Nagaland.
The NPP, national president also informed that the regional conference will discuss poll related issues, among other matters.
It may be mentioned that 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, it is learnt that 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.
When pointedly asked on the matter, the NPP national president said, “Regarding my situation whether I will contest it or not, will be decided in the meeting and we will get some idea.”
Conrad however said that the party have 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.