TURA, July 12 - United Democratic Party (UDP) has decided to field a candidate from South Tura Assembly seat against Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma of NPP.
The decision to field a candidate was taken yesterday after a meeting at the residence of BG Momin, president of UDP Garo Hills at Bangsi Apal in North Garo Hills. The top leaders of the party, including working president Linden Momin and general secretary Utzol Sangma were present in the meeting.
The South Tura seat fell vacant after the resignation of Agatha Sangma to facilitate her brother Conrad to contest from the seat.
Speaking on the decision to field a candidate against the CM, Utzol said, �The decision was unanimous.� He added that �There was no agreement between UDP and MDA partners about the UDP not being able to field a candidate in South Tura.�