Cong calls for uprooting MPP
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, January 18: Charging MPP of attempting to mislead people, MPCC president Gaikhangam exhorted Congress workers to work as one with a firm determination to uproot the regional party from the soil of Manipur in the ensuing elections.

Gaikhangam was speaking at the kick off function of Congress party's election campaign at the Chassad Avenue residence of Ngamthang Haokip who is also political advisor to the Chief Minister.

It was marked by hoisting of party flag.

The function was attended by various chiefs under Saitu Assembly constituency.

It may be reminded here that Ngamthang Haokip has already filed nomination paper to contest election from 51 Saitu A/C.Speaking on the occasion, the MPCC president asserted that most of the politicians present in the regional party are known for their frequent defections in their personal interest from one political party to another.

He observed that people should teach them a befitting lesson in the ensuing elections.

Observing that the upcoming elections is very crucial, Gaikhangam appealed to people of both the hills and valley to exercise their franchise without any apprehension or fear so that next Govt is stable.

public should utilise this opportunity to remove unrest prevalent in the minds of some sections of people, he said.

He further appealed to the people to ensure success of all Congress candidates so that a Congress exclusive Govt is installed in the State.

Only then peace and progress would become a reality in Manipur, he said.

Addressing the gathering, Ngamthang Haokip stressed on the necessity to re-elect Congress party to power so that peace and development can be pursued more vigorously.

He maintained that alleged threats and intimidation perpetrated by some NGOs are aimed at destabilising Manipur.

Disclosing that not a single candidate has been able to undertake election campaign in hill constituencies, Ngamthang conveyed that there were reports of not only threatening candidates but also detention of village leaders warning them against attending meetings.

Appealing to the village leaders and NGOs for peaceful elections, Ngamthang asked political parties and individuals not to indulge in electoral politics with the help of underground elements.

He also appealed to the UG groups not to interfere in electoral politics.