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BJP-NPP alliance will not work in Meghalaya: Congress


SHILLONG: The All India Congress Committee (minority department) observer for Meghalaya, Nagaland and Mizoram, Rejaul Karim Laskar has asserted that the ideology of the saffron Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will not find much takers in Meghalaya and hence the party is trying to help other parties like National People’s Party (NPP) in the upcoming Assembly elections.

Talking to newsmen here on Tuesday, Rejaul Karim Laskar said that even BJP knew that they could not cannot capture the state directly and hence they were trying to help the NPP.

“They are day dreaming that they would form the Government in similar way like they did in Manipur with the support of NPP, but here they will not be successful,” he told reporters, adding that the alliance of BJP and NPP will not work in Meghalaya.

Reacting to query, the AICC observer reiterated that the ideology of the ‘communal’ Government at the Centre was against the minorities. “We cannot let their ideology succeed here,” he said.

According to Laskar, the Minority department of the Congress will play an important in the upcoming election in making people aware about the anti-minority policies of the BJP and Sangh Parivar and how minorities are facing harassment and atrocities in different parts of the country.

The party leader also claimed that the Congress would sail through the upcoming elections as   the Congress-led Government had brought lot of development in the state.


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