ITANAGAR, Feb 10: In a major setback for state BJP, atleast 197 BJP workers from Lekang Constituency change its loyalty and merged to Indian National Congress today. The joining in ceremony was held today at Rajiv Bhawan,Itanagar in presence of State President APCC,Takam Sanjay and other executive members.
Lekang Constituency is believe to be the strong political arena of incumbent Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein who keep winning the election and ruled for atleast two decade.
Speaking on the occasion, President APCC,Sanjay has termed the occasion as home coming for all the workers in Congress party. While, welcoming the BJP workers from Lekang Constituency he said..the workers were earlier the loyal workers of Congress who were sidetracked by BJP.
While, elaborating the reason for their change of loyalty, former BJP workers said ‘since many decades we have supported the present leader (DCM,Chowna Mein) but he has done nothing for the people of Lekang accept lip service, as so they are returning to Congress.(Watch Video For Detail)