BJP joins with MPP in Manipur

Impal: Manipur unit of the BJP today joined hands with the main regional political party Manipur People`s Party (MPP) to fight the forthcoming assembly polls on January 28. A spokesman of the MPP said his party joined hands with the MPP to defeat the Congress-led government.

BJP national spokesperson Prakash Javedkar and north-east election in-charge Chanderasekhar Rao, who are camping in the state, said it was now time to bring down the "corrupt" government of Congress-led secular progressive front ministry in the state.

"The BJP Manipur unit and MPP desired to work together and fight the Congress government to bring a government which would devote to the development, welfare and communal integrity of the state," said Javedkar.