NPP promises stable government in Meghalaya
Shillong, Feb 4 : The National People's Party (NPP) promised providing a "stable government" and ensured that corruption would not corrode the moral and social fabric of society in Meghalaya.
Releasing the party's manifesto for the upcoming assembly polls in Meghalaya, leader of opposition and NPP leader Conrad Sangma said" if voted to power, we are going to focus more on the delivery mechanism, focus more on monitoring and focus more on accountability."
The NPP, he said is committed to providing a stable government, strong leadership, transparency, inclusiveness and collaboration which is also the need of the hour.
Mr Sangma said, "if voted to power, we will ensure that there is a fully functional Vigilance Commission and appointment of a Lokayukta."
Stating that the NPP believes in "development for peace" , the party promised to address the problem of insurgency in a holistic manner.
"While the doors of negotiations are open to the various insurgent outfits, yet the rule of law will be applicable to those who violate the democratic rights of the citizens," the NPP manifestos said.
The NPP also stated that they would move for a 10 per cent job reservation in central government jobs for the people of North East India besides generating employment opportunities, especially in the service sector.
The manifesto also touched all major areas of concern in the state including education, health , agriculture migration, environmental issues besides different developmental programmes.