Imphal, Aug 20,
For the first time after the BJP led government comes to the state Congress Bhavan today witness celebratory mood as three significant personalities joined the Congress party today. Except for former Minister Ningthoujam Mangi, who had contested last assembly election as BJP candidate, the other two Sanglakpam Presojit Sharma of Thongju Assembly Constituency and Huidrom Bikramjit Singh are new face in political spectrum even though both have reputed background with influential personality.
Welcoming the three new faces, former Chief Minister and present leader of the Congress Legislature Party , Okram Ibobi said that a new beginning of the Congress Party has begun today.
“I expect more personality including the MLAs of the ruling party to join the Congress ahead of the Parliamentary election “ Ibobi said with a smile.
Former Deputy Chief Minister who is presently the member of the Highest decision making body of the Congress Party Congress Working Committee, Gaikhangam, while welcoming all the three said that the coming of N Mangi of Kumbi Assembly constitution is like the joining of Vibhishana in Lord Ram’s party of Ramayana. Gaikhangam was comparing Mangi with Vibhishana saying the present government is now autocratic in nature which can be compare with that of Ravana.
N Mangi while speaking on the occasion said that it was a mistake to chose the BJP as it was totally against the people. He said it was not because of power that he join the Congress party as at present too congress is an opposition party, but it was secular character of the congress party which is the only alternative to the BJP that he join the party.
Both Huidrom Bikramjit Singh and Sanglakpam Presojit Sharma are new face in political spectrum but both are influential persons having reputed status. Bikramjit Singh is a successful industrialist. Presojit on the other hand is a close relative of the Education Minister Th. Radheshyam of the BJP Government. He had also served as Chairperson of the Manipur Building Workers Welfare Board under the Labour department.
Earlier at Moirang while taking to reporters President of the MPCC TN Haokip has stated that in 2019 parliamentary election the UPA will return and BJP will go.
“Modi wave has problem now due to lack of oxygen” Haokip said and added , “Modi will go and UPA will return in the 2019 parliamentary election”. The MPCC president also said that when there is no Modi, there will be no BJP in the state.