Imphal, June 19:
It happens and there is nothing to be surprise of, wife of late Wangkheimayum Brajabidhu – who was elected 3 times from Lamsang Assembly constituency , and had even served the government at the capacity of Minister, Wangkheimayum Ongbi Sumati Devi is contesting in the forthcoming state assembly election. Wangkheimayum Brajabidhu died due to Covid-19.
According to a report Sumati , wife of Brajabidhu will be contesting as a Congress candidate. The Lamsang Block Congress Committee had already taken a resolution to choose Wangkheimayum Ongbi Sumati Devi as their candidate.
President of the Lamsang Block Congress Committee, Yumkhaibam Kumarjit said that the decision to nominate Wangkheimayum Ongbi Sumati Devi as a congress candidate in the upcoming election was taken after a meeting which was attended by congress representatives from all the 49 polling station of Lamsang Assembly constituency.