Guwahati: With just a few months remaining for the Manipur Assembly Elections, Govindas Konthoujam who recently resigned from the Congress, join the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday.
Konthoujam, a former president of the Manipur Congress joined in presence of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh and Senior BJP leader Sambit Patra.
The announcement of Konthoujam joining the BJP was announced by BJP’s national spokesperson Anil Baluni on Sunday morning.
Baluni in a tweet said, “An eminent personality will join @BJP4India today (Sunday) 01 August, 12 noon at BJP HQ, 6A DDU Marg, New Delhi.”
— BJP (@BJP4India) August 1, 2021
Konthoujam had quit the Congress party on Wednesday and also resigned as a member of the assembly and primary membership of the party citing personal reasons. He has been a six-time MLA from the Bishnupur seat.