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Party open to secular alliance to fight against BJP: Nagaland Congress president

Any party, including the NDPP, may join us if they are secular minded, Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) president K Therie said.

ByNNN/Dimapur

Updated 14 Sept 2022, 2:05 pm

Nagaland Congress president president K Therie (PHOTO: Twitter)
Nagaland Congress president president K Therie (PHOTO: Twitter)

The Congress party in Nagaland is working hard to form a non-BJP government in the state. Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) president K Therie on Tuesday said that the party “is open to a secular alliance with like-minded political parties to fight against the BJP”. He stated, “I don’t want to name any political party at this juncture. Any party, including the NDPP, may join us if they are secular minded".

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The Janata Dal (United) in Nagaland has also started discussing the election strategy in the state. The assembly election in Nagaland is due early next year.

Recently, a delegation of the JD-U from the state had met the central leaders of the party recently and discussed a “detailed strategy and the preparation of the party for the ensuing 2023 Nagaland Legislative Assembly election in the event it takes place as scheduled”.

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Last week, a delegation from Nagaland had “called on the party chief and Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar and national president Rajiv Ranjan and discussed, among others, poll strategy for the upcoming State Assembly election”.

"The Nagaland unit of the party assured to “fight against all odds to fulfill Election Commission of India criterion to get our party register as national party and also work towards fulfilling the aspiration of regional parties to topple BJP-led NDA government and enable our leader to lead the nation," the JD-U said in a statement.

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