From our Correspondent
HOWRAGHAT, July 30: Biren Sing Engti, senior Congress leader and Member of Parliamentary of Diphu constituency has again been appointed as president of Karbi Anglong District Congress Committee (KADCC) here on Saturday. After getting approval as president of KADCC from the AICC, Engti arrived at his home town Diphu. A large crowd of Congress leaders and supporters today warmly welcomed and felicitated Engti with Karbi traditiol pohu here at Diphu KADCC office.
The other office bearers’ mes along with portfolio were also announced in the meeting held by at KADCC conference hall, Diphu. According to announcement Suren Singr was appointed as general secretary of the KADCC while MLA Bidyasing Engleng with i/c for Diphu LAC, former minister Rupom Sing Ronghang, PK Dutta and former MLA Klengdoon Engti have been appointed as vice presidents of the KADCC.
The post of KADCC president was lying vacant after KADCC president Mangalsing Timung reigned. All the portfolios were reshuffled today.
While addressing the felicitation programme, Biren Sing Engti urged party members to stay firm in the party and not to lose heart as many of the EMs and MACs have left the party and joined BJP. He asked party leaders from various mandal committees, block levels and PCCs to be more active for the upcoming MAC elections.
Engti said that by-elections in certain Legislative Assembly constituencies were likely to be held along with the MAC elections either late 2016 or early 2017. Hence, every worker would have to work sincerely and aggressively to attain victory, said the MP. While interacting with media persons Engti said people wanted change and so people voted for BJP. However, Congress will try to understand the mistakes committed, Engti added. Engti blamed the BJP for not keeping its promises made during elections. Engti said that there was no leadership crisis in Karbi Anglong Congress. Only EMs and MACs joined BJP, but the masses were still with Congress, he said determinedly. Almost 32 members have been inducted as Executive Members, including former HAD Minister Kharsing Engti and his sister MAC Alice Engtipi.