Prahlad Singh Patel, BJP Manipur-in-charge, welcomed five eminent persons, including two retired IPS officers and deputy mayor of IMC into the party’s fold in the presence of new state unit chief Ksh Bhabananda at the state BJP headquarter.
The five new entrants to BJP were retired IPS officers P Dhanakumar Singh and S Manglemjao, deputy mayor of IMC and prominent Congress leader Thambaljao Phaomei, Trinamool Congress candidate from Hiyanglam AC Dr Y Radheshyam and JD (U) leader from Kshetrigaon Md Azizur Rahman.
Dr Radheshyam was accompanied in switching allegiance to the BJP by Zilla Parishad member Ch (o) Shanti Devi, pradhan of Langmeidong Gram Panchayat Y Iboton Singh, another five members from Langmeidong GP – Th Bilat Singh, Y Rajendro Singh, Th Gangadhor Singh, L Ibomcha Singh and A Bishorjit Singh, members of Arong Nongmeikhong GP S Angangjao Singh and W (o) Ibmecha Devi and member of Waikhong GP L (O) Thoibi Devi.
Prahlad Singh Patel said the arrival of the eminent personalities to BJP has strong potential to strengthen the party. Meanwhile, Thangmeiband MLA Kh Joykisan also accorded warm welcome to all five leaders.