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Kerala Christian leaders to campaign in Meghalaya

12:24 AM, February 13, 2018

India(Kerala):The Meghalaya Assembly has 29 Congress legislators.

Kerala’s former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. (Express photo by Ravi Kanojia/File)

Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have asked Christian leaders from their Kerala units to campaign in Meghalaya which goes to polls on February 27 to elect a 60-member state Assembly.

The Congress party high command has asked former two-time Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, senior legislator K.C. Joseph, Lok Sabha member Anto Antony and MLA Dominic Presentation to begin campaigning in the Christian-majority northeastern state.

At present, the Meghalaya Assembly has 29 Congress legislators.

Minister Of State for Tourism K.J.Alphons, a Kerala Catholic, is leading the BJP campaign in the poll-bound state.

Meanwhile, the NCP has asked its Kerala unit to send former state minister Thomas Chandy and party leader Mani C. Kappen for campaigning.

Source: Indian Express

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