Shillong: “If they offer me the post of the State Party President, I will take the responsibility”, senior BJP Leader and Cabinet Minister, AL Hek Said on Sunday to few media persons. The current State BJP President Shibun Lyngdoh assumed office in January 2016.
The Present President Shibun Lyngdoh was elected for a period of three years, Speculation is that he might get an extension of his tenure.
On Sunday, Hek that if there is an offer, he is ready. Party functionaries said that the election is likely to be held this year. BJP was widely criticised by several quarters for not performing well in the last Assembly and Lok Sabha Polls. Besides they did contest the last District Council Polls.
Hek Confirms that BJP being a National Party, the party will put up a candidate for the Shella Bye-Poll.