Imphal, 28 April 2017 ( Evening News ) : Four more Congress MLAs today joined the BJP Manipur Pradesh. Kumbi MLA, S. Bira, Wangoi MLA, Oinam Lukhoi, Kakching MLA, Y Surchandra and Saitu MLA, Ngamthang Haokip joined the BJP this afternoon. They were welcomed by President BJP Manipur Pradesh, Ksh Bhabananda, Chief Minister, Nongthombam Biren and other party leaders at the party’s office in Nityaipat Chuthek. The 4 MLAs also signed the primary membership forms of the BJP. Assam finance minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma who was present on the occasion described the joining of 4 Congress MLAs at the same time as a rare occasion. He asserted that many more Congress are leaving the party as they have faith in the Narendra Modi Govt and Chief Minister N Biren. Himanta Biswa Sarma also said the 4 Congress MLAs joined the BJP without any condition. It may be mentioned that congress MLAs from Andro, Th. Shyamkumar and Singhat Ginsuan Hau had already joined the BJP. Shyamkumar is a minister in the BJP govt. So far 6 Congress MLAs have joined the party. The Congress won 28 seats while BJP won 21 seats in the 11th Assembly elections.
Four more Congress MLAs join BJP unconditionally today
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