Covering up the matter, G Gaikhangam president of Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) said that “the sudden decision by the sitting MLAs to tender their resignation was a strategy to strengthen and rejuvenate the party in Manipur”.
After facing a crushing defeat in the recent parliamentary elections, troubles of the congress party is increasing day by day. 12 MLAs of the Manipur Legislative Assembly have tendered resignation from their posts in the MPCC on moral ground. However, the MLAs’ said that they will not leave the party but will start working again at the grassroots level.
- Covering up the matter, Gaikhangam stated the mass resignation as a tradition in the party and those leaders as responsible as following the footsteps of the Rahul Gandhi. He said that “Some friends have tendered resignation but I have not yet seen the papers…Rahul ji has offered his resignation to give direction to strengthening the party. So, at Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) levels we have to follow suit.”
- Commenting on the resignation offered by the Rahul Gandhi, he said that “Considering the prevailing scenario, he has taken a stand of stepping down from his post as a first step towards strengthening the party.”
- Considering those 12 MLA as responsible leaders, who have taken the step to strengthen the party, Gaikhangam told that “The PCC of every state is thinking about pragmatic measures to enhance the power of the Congress party. Similarly, the Manipur unit is also trying to reshuffle and restructure the system as a whole.”
- The 12 legislators holding key posts in the MPCC were- N Loken, Kh Joykishan, Md Abdul Nasir, DD Thaisii, Chaltonlien Amo, Govindas Konthoujam, K Ranjit, Alfred Kangnam Arthur, DK Korungthang, RK Imo Singh, K Meghachandra, and Fazur Rahim. (ANI)