Dr. Mukul Sangma, Chief Minister, Meghalaya, hit the campaign trail for several party candidates. He addressed the gathering at Dadenggre, assembled in support of the Congress candidate Ismail R. Marak. He urged the people to support Marak and help him win by a big margin. He also talked of how Meghalaya citizens should always hold onto their traditional values of universal brotherhood and peace. He warned against divisive forces that were creating disruption in the harmonious and multicultural Meghalaya society and urged people to resist them to the best of their ability.
Peace should prevail in Meghalaya along with progress which must be fast-tracked. These were twin aims of the current Government according to Dr. Sangma and would remain key objectives in the future as well. Mukul Sangma also addressed the people at Gambegre Block in the West Garo Hills district. He asked for the blessings of the people of the area, particularly for Sadhiarani M Sangma, the Congress candidate from the area. He talked of how people should keep their faith and belief in their Government which has always strived to fulfil its promises and maintain peace and harmony throughout Meghalaya.
Dr. Sangma stated that he hoped that people would stand with the party in the upcoming elections if they still believed in the current Government just like he and his team believed in the power of the people. Dr. Sangma thanked everyone presents for their support, love and warmth. He talked of doing justice to the people’s needs as the first objective of every elected public representative.