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Two MLAs leave BJP, NCP, join Congress

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Dec 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Imphal, Dec 22: Bharatiya Jata Party (BJP) MLA and party tiol secretary Khumukcham Joykishan and tiolist Congress Party MLA and tiol secretary Laisom Ibomcha Singh have resigned from their respective parties and joined the Congress party.

Joykishan Singh was one of the two sitting BJP MLAs in the 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly from Thangmeiband Assembly constituency. With his resigtion, the BJP now has only one sitting MLA, Thongam Bishwajit of Thongju Assembly constituency. Laisom Ibomcha Singh was elected from the Keishamthong Assembly Constituency.

The two MLAs said the Centre’s ibility to resolve the economic blockade and political crisis in Manipur was the main reason behind their resigtion. (ANI)

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