Shillong: Independent Candidate to the Shella By Poll Kong Grace Mary Kharpuri expressed she is positively confident that Shella will vote for a woman MLA this time to represent the constituency to the Legislative assembly.
Grace said this after filing her nomination yesterday at the SDO (civil) Sohra office of bah L Kynjing accompanied by her husband bah Donkupar Massar and her supporters.
Speaking to media persons kong Grace said, “I am confident that this vacant seat of Shella constituency will be filled in by a woman legislator whom the people will vote to win” Kong Grace is the sitting MDC from the Congress ticket in the last MDC election.
It may be mentioned that Kong Grace was denied ticket by the Congress party which led to her resignation from the party in order to contest as an independent. Grace is not swayed of the impact of her resignation on the voters.
She said, “it will have no effect at all, rather it will be a blessing in disguise. I am confident to win because as the three time MDC from the Nongshken which fall on Shella in MLA election the support of the people will be strengthened.“ Fighting in MLA Election since 2013 she observed that till now there has been no change particularly in respect of road conditions and connectivity. This she said, “cause so much difficulties to the people and development works.”