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Decision to merge with BJP taken among JD-U MLAs: Joykisan

Kh Joykisan was among the five JD-U MLAs to join the BJP.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 5 Sept 2022, 4:12 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

MLA Kh Joykisan on Monday said the decision to join the BJP was taken after deliberate discussion among the JD-U MLAs of Manipur. 

The MLA, who was among the five to join the BJP, told the media at the Bir Tikendrajit International Airport that the JD-U MLAs were elected from NDA and wanted to get along with the NDA government. However, JD-U quit the NDA alliance at the Centre while we didn’t want to, he added.

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The five Janata Dal (United) MLAs reached Imphal on Monday after attending a national executive meeting.

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Among the five JD-U MLAs, MLA Md Achab Uddin did not reach Imphal as it is reported that he went back to Jiribam via Silchar airport. 

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MLA Joykisan said the decision was taken after deliberate discussion among the JD-U MLAs of Manipur. Regarding the remaining JD-U MLA, Md Abdul Nasir who was elected from Lilong assembly constituency, Joykisan informed that he is still at Delhi in connection with a health check-up for his father. Till date no information has been received from Nasir, he added.

Chief Minister N Biren Singh also reached Imphal but did not interact with the media.

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