SHILLONG, May 14: After the recent remarks by Miani D Shira, Congress candidate from Ampati and scion of former Chief Minister, Dr Mukul Sangma, that people of Selsella were less intelligent, posters have sprung up seeking her apology.
On Monday posters were seen in various locations across Selsella in West Garo Hills up to Garobadha in South West Garo Hills.
It may be mentioned that Shira, has kicked up a virtual storm after a video of her speech, after filing her nomination for the Ampati seat, went viral in which she allegedly compared the people of Ampati as intelligent while calling those of Selsella as less intelligent.
Selsella is the constituency from where the current CM and NPP leader, Conrad K Sangma votes from. The seat is currently represented by former minister of the Congress, Clement Marak.
She is in direct contest with Clement G Momin of the NPP.
The by election in Ampati is being held after Dr Mukul Sangma gave up the seat after winning both at Songsak and Ampati. Voting will be held pm May 28 with the result to be declared on May 31.