Nagaland: 21 Estranged Congress Leaders Return To Party Fold

The 21 estranged Congress leaders who returned to the party fold . Image credit : INC Nagaland

Kohima (Nagaland) , Mar 9 : 21 leaders returned to the Congress fold here promising to put up a united fight against the BJP-NDPP government in the state.

Five-time chief minister and a veteran Congress leader SC Jamir declared , “Congress, today is solidified”.

Among the 21 top leaders who returned back to the party fold include former Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) president SI Jamir, former speaker Z Lohe and former deputy speaker Joshua Sumi.

The move is seen to have a political significance with the developments coming and months ahead of the parliamentary elections.

The Former Governor of Nagaland and veteran Congress leader S C Jamir said that the ruling NDPP dispensation was only “a stop-gap arrangement” to “fool” the people.

According to party sources , more leaders are expected to join the Congress in the coming days.

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