SHILLONG, Nov 02: The Indian National Congress (INC) is currently in the process of wooing the electorate belonging to a diverse array of communities crossing over religious barriers in an effort to bolster its strength in the North East region.
In this regard, the minority Department of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) is preparing a strategy to attract Christians, Muslims, Bhuddhists and other religions minorities of North East India towards the Congress Party.
The Department’s Chairperson has entrusted Rejaul Karim Laskar from Assam to prepare this strategy after visiting all the eight States of the North East and meeting State Congress Presidents, CLP Leaders and other Congress Leaders. Laskar, who is the former Spokesperson of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee, and former Secretary AICC Vichar Vibhag is also a prominent author and scholar.
As part of this exercise, Laskar on Wednesday met the president of the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), Dr. D.D Lapang at his official residence in Shillong. Dr. Lapang gave some suggestions for AICC Minority Department which Laskar will include in his report.
Earlier Dr. Lapang also met Ex-MLA, Former General Secretary, North East Congress Co-ordination Committee, Hiranya Bora and discussed the strengthening the NECCC.