Congress will come to power in Manipur again, says AICC leader Jairam Ramesh
Imphal, Oct. 3 (EMN): All India Congress Committee leader and Manipur’s election observer, Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that congress would come to power in the state in the 2022 elections.
However, the AICC leader said, “We’ve to work hard. We’ve to be disciplined and be united”
Former Union Environment minister, Jairam Ramesh, who landed in Imphal on Oct. 1 evening on a five-day visit to the state in connection with the upcoming state assembly elections early next year was addressing a day-long political interaction programme at Thoubal on Sunday.
During the programme, he claimed that there is no development in the last four and half years in the state. He stated that Congress unites while BJP divides.
‘Congress brings people together. Therefore, we have to take this message to the people of Manipur. Enough is enough, people in hills and valleys are fed up. Change will certainly come’, he said.
In his address, former Chief Minister and Congress Legislature party leader, Okram Ibobi Singh said that Congress candidates could compete and fight any BJP candidate in any assembly constituency and in any aspect. He appealed to the Congress leaders to work in unity with their best to help Congress come to power. ‘Time has come to fight tooth and nail,’ he said.
Sharing his observation, working President of MPCC, K Meghachandra said that the BJP-led government is good in speech but not in actions. He asked all the leaders including Meira leaders, block leaders etc. to unite and make peace in Manipur. Former MPCC President, Moirangthem Okendra also spoke on the occasion.
On his arrival in Imphal, the former Union minister, Jairam Ramesh has been attending a number of party meetings besides visiting many places including Mayang Imphal constituency. He met party leaders, MLAs, functionaries of frontal bodies of MPCC. He also visited 106-year-old freedom fighter Achung Kom at Khoirentak Khuman on Saturday. Meanwhile, former Union minister and senior AICC leader Bhakta Charan Das also arrived in the state to take part in the party’s election related activities in the state.