President of BJP Thoubal Mandal, Khangengbam Manglem Singh and Executive Member Waikhom Inao Singh have joined the Congress party on Thursday.
MPCC organised a reception program of the two new members at Congress Bhavan, Imphal in the presence of CLP leader Okram Ibobi, MPCC president N. Loken Singh and Meghanchandra, vice-president MPCC.
Speaking at the reception programme, Loken said the different BJP workers and leaders have joined the congress party since they lost trust in the BJP. The number of BJP memebers joining the congress party is increasing day by day, he added.
Loken said MPCC also has plan to organise a reception programme for many BJP members and workers after the state assembly session which will conclude on August 24.
The MPCC president also expressed hope that the congress party will receive maximum votes from Thoubal district in the upcoming state assembly election.
Speaking at the function, vice-president of MPCC, Meghachandra said the party along with AICC in charge of election in Manipur Jairam Ramesh has already begun preparation for the state assembly election.
Though different members of MPCC including MLAs, and former president Govindas Konthoujam has left the party, MPCC is prepared and ready to face the election with new candidates, he added.
The MPCC vice-president also expressed dissatisfaction with the scheduled duration of the upcoming state assembly session. He appealed to the state government to make sure that there is elaborate discussion regarding the COVID situation of the state during the assembly session.
Meghanchadra also demanded that the state government should allot enough time in the assembly session for discussion relating to price hike and the prevailing problems of farmers in the State. He said that the system of fertilizer distribution in the State is anti-farmers while adding that the farmers have already been affected by the indecent rainfall.