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Sangma hopes victory in presidential poll

Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma on Saturday pinned hopes on support from the north east political leaders to help him reach the Raisina Hill. Addressing a press conference in Guwahati three days after filing nomination for the presidential post, Sangma said the he want to show the country wants a tribal leader in its helm. He further appealed to the political parties to favour him without any doubt or fear. He is confidence that he would win the presidential elections. He said that he has contested parliamentary elections nine times and legislative assembly elections twice and that he has no record of any defeat. Notably, he receives support from AGP, UDP, Hill State Peoples' Democratic Party of Meghalaya, Mizo National Front (MNF) of Mizoram.

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