NPF Manipur Unit all set to field candidates in 12 Hill Assembly Constituencies; NPF-BJP alliance time will tell, says MLA K.Leishiyo
Naga People’s Front (NPF) Manipur Unit is all set to field its candidates in 12 Hill Assembly Constituencies for the upcoming 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly Elections, 2022. Treasurer of NPF Manipur Unit and Phungyar MLA Leishiyo Keishing, who is also the Chairman of Hills Area Committee disclosed the same in an exclusive interview with Impact News today.
Phungyar MLA Leishiyo, however didn't divulge anything on whether NPF Manipur Unit and BJP will form any Pre-Poll or Post-poll alliance or not. He brushed aside the topic by stating that leaders of the two parties will discuss on it when time comes. Meanwhile, the MLA asserted that the party will leave no stone unturned to win as many seats possible in the upcoming election. He expressed hopes that NPF will win at least 10 seats.
It is worth mentioning that 4 candidates who had won the 11th State Assembly Elections of 2017"on NPF Tickets are still supporting the BJP led Coalition State government. On the other hand, as with every elections, there are chances of MLAs switching their political parties and the same holds true for MLAs of the hill assembly constituencies.
Meanwhile, the NPF leader also stressed on the need for every eligible beneficiaries to get inoculated against Covid-19 to curb further spread of coronavirus in the State. He has taken a major role in raising awareness about the benefits of getting COVID-19 vaccine shots and in ramping up vaccination drive in the remote areas of his constituency.