Shillong, Feb. 11: The United Democratic Party (UDP), an ally of the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government led by NPP has clarified that the party is not part of NDA, as NDA is a Parliamentary Alliance.
“The UDP is not part of NDA. NDA is a Parliamentary Alliance and the party has no MP in this current term, ” Vice President of the party, Allantry Dkhar said in a statement issued to the media on Sunday.
The statement said, the regrouping of all north eastern political parties in Guwahati has rendered NEDA bereft of regional parties.
Earlier, the party leader Bindo M Lanong had said that his party would decide its future course of action about its alliance with the NDA, if the Citizenship (Amendment)/ bill is passed.