Congress spokesperson MLA Khumukcham Joykishan today questioned on why the BJP MLAs , Ministers and their karmis are enjoying picnic at New Delhi when the state is in turmoil. Speaking at a protest meeting organized by Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) at Kakching Khunou in Kakching district, Joykishan said that everybody knows that the state is in the frying pan. Issues of encroachers by the Myanmar government to Manipur Territory has hurt the sentiment of all the people of the state, crisis which has been going on for over 40 days have put our students at stake while the BJP is trying to protect one person called AP Pandey. Employees are on strike for over 100 days and these BJP people including the Chief Minister are all enjoying picnic at New Delhi.
Manipur Pradesh Congress Party has been organizing series of protest meeting at various places across the state since the last 2 days. Today’s meeting at Kakching khunou is the 3rd of its kind.
A 30 member delegate of the BJP Manipur Pradesh led by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and Party President K. Bhabananda who is also the MP of Rajya Sabha is presently camping at New Delhi to apprise the situation burning the state including the issue of Frame work agreement signed between the GoI and NSCN-IM which is nearing final solution.
What surprises the Congress MLA Khumukcham Joykishan was the way every of them in the BJP went to New Delhi leaving the state when it is in turmoil. July 13 the BJP team left and July 14 and 15 the Prime Minister and Home Minister are on tour – one at Bangladesh and another at Orissa.
“The BJP delegation along with the Chief Minister is having picnic at New Delhi”, Jokishan said.
Former Chief Minister Okram Ibobi, Former deputy CM Gaikhangam Senior Congress MLA Govindas Konthoujam, MLA K. Ranjit, MLA Fazur Rahman and other leaders of the Congress party attended the protest meeting.