In Fresh Trouble For Congress, Manipur’s Party Chief Resigns: Sources
In contemporary bother for the Congress in Manipur, Govindas Konthoujam has resigned as state get together chief and eight get together MLAs are set to give up and be part of the ruling BJP, sources informed NDTV.
The sources stated Govindas Konthoujam’s resignation is but to be accepted. There has been no official assertion from the Congress on this topic. It just isn’t but clear if Mr Konthoujam can be becoming a member of the BJP together with the opposite MLAs.
State Congress spokesperson Ningombam Bupenda Meitei, in the meantime, stated get together chief Sonia Gandhi is “well aware of the developments in the state” and has requested the Congress in-charge for Manipur to go to the state and meet get together leaders.
“As per the direction of Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi ji, AICC in-charge of Manipur, Shri Bhakta Charan Das ji, will arrive in Imphal by 9 AM tomorrow (Wednesday) to meet with senior leaders and other leaders of the party in Manipur,” Mr Meitei tweeted on Tuesday.
“The Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi ji, is well aware of the developments in the state, and she is deeply concerned for the future of better Manipur,” he added.
Govindas Konthoujam has been elected MLA six instances in a row from Bishnupur meeting constituency and can be the chief whip of the Congress Legislature Party. A former state cupboard minister, he was appointed chief of the state Congress unit in December final 12 months.
The disaster for the Congress assumes significance when seen within the mild of the composition of the Manipur Assembly.
In the 2017 meeting polls, it’s the Congress that emerged as the one largest get together, successful 28 out of the 60 seats. The BJP, nonetheless, was in a position to cobble up numbers and type a coalition authorities.
Manipur goes to polls early subsequent 12 months.