Imphal, March 30,
In a major boost to the Congress party ahead of crucial Lok Sabha election 2019, as many as 24 influential BJP workers, including ex-MLA & ex-president of BJP CCpur District joined the INC today afternoon. Almost all the BJP members as well as the district Council members are from the Outer Manipur Parliamentary Constituency. K. James is the candidate of the Congress Party in the Outer Constituency.
Speaking on the reception function of the newly enrolled members, CLP leader O.Ibobi said that Congress is the only party that can save the nation, Manipur, Democracy, Constitution and also other various institutions such as Supreme Court, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Universities etc. He added that the present government has been misusing institutions according to its will.
Ibobi further said that the present government has been taking loans of more than 2000 crores in just two years of governance which will easily exceeds the 30-40 years of accumulated sum of about 8000 crores in just one term.
The CLP leader also questioned the kind of development being taken up by the present government under go to hill mission and added that they just simply inaugurate the work done during Congress government.
Clarifying the statement about the criminal charges by BJP to Congress, Ibobi asked the BJP led government to take up proper legal actions against the said criminal they alleged.
He also claimed that out of the 78 union minister of BJP 28 of them were under trial relating to criminal cases.
Ex BJP MDC of Thalon Assembly constituency Langkhanpau Guite, who joined the Congress Party today said that the BJP party is a bias and discriminatory party. No appointment was given to the hill people representatives by the leaders of the BJP he said adding that he was not satisfied with the BJP on the issue of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB).
Former General Secretary of BJP Imphal Central District Mahila of Singjamei Ningthoujam Kavita said that the future of the state cannot be saved by taking up developmental works only. If the government wants to save Manipur, it should have the guts to protect, she added. She also said that Congress is the only party that can save Manipur
The reception programme of the newly enrolled members was held at Congress Bhawan in here in Imphal.
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