Last Updated: February 01, 2023, 22:38 IST
It’s “Hek vs Hek” for Shillong’s prestigious Pynthorumkhrah General Seat in the Meghalaya Assembly elections. While, in Meghalaya, it has been a development that households keep collectively and help one another throughout elections, this electoral battlefield is totally different with blood family members locking horns for one seat.
Rocky Hek is contesting in opposition to his personal uncle and BJP candidate Alexander Laloo Hek on the National People’s Party (NPP) ticket.
On Wednesday, Rocky Hek alleged that there was an absence of growth in the constituency. Escorted by supporters, Rocky walked to the District Commissioner’s workplace on Wednesday afternoon to file his nomination.
Expressing confidence to defeat his uncle, Rocky mentioned, “We are 100 per cent confident to win as the constituency needs a change. I assure people that if I am elected, I will do whatever it takes to get rid of the drug menace, which nobody is talking about and to uplift the livelihood of the people of the constituency.”
Polling in Meghalaya will happen on February 27 and the outcomes will likely be introduced on March 2.
The NPP chief additional assured to arrange a job placement cell for the youth and all-round growth in the constituency. He additionally acknowledged that there are not any correct roads, water provide, and streetlights in addition to others.
Assuring to totally implement the assorted schemes of the federal government, Rocky mentioned, “I want to improve the livelihood of the people instead of giving them Rs 500 or Rs 1,000.”
BJP MLA Alexander Laloo Hek has been representing the Pynthorumkhrah constituency for the final 25 years.
Asked concerning the determination to contest in opposition to his personal uncle, Rocky mentioned that it was the needs of the folks of the constituency.
The Pynthorumkhrah General seat grew to become extra attention-grabbing after sitting MDC PN Syiem who can also be a Congress candidate threw his hat in the electoral fray.
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