Shillong: A group called themselves as the Citizen Forum in the State in its meeting has decided to field a Candidate for the election for the lone Rajya Sabha Seat 2020 as the Election Commission of India has announce the date on 26 March 2020.
The Forum said as per the information from the media, that the NPP has decided to field Dr. W. R. Kharlukhi as their candidate, but the Forum, after hectic discussion with other Political Parties has decided to field Paul Lyngdoh as their candidate for Election for the Rajya Sabha.
Bah Paul Lyngdoh was the former Khasi Student Union (KSU), the first General Secretary of the North East Students’ Organisation (NESO), the founder of the Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM), Ex- MLA of Jaiaw Constituency for two terms. Also serve an Ex- MLA of the 18 West Shillong Constituency and now as an MDC of Jaiaw Constituency.
He was also the Working President of UDP. From the Forum, he is the best person to represent the State to the Rajya Sabha as he is capable to fight the issue of the State like the CAA, ILP, NRC and others.