Final solution to political crisis likely on Oct 2
IMPHAL, 30th Sep: The final solution to the ongoing political crisis within the BJP government is likely to arrive on October 2.
Chief minister N Biren, works minister Th Biswajit and BJP Manipur Pradesh president K Bhabananda met BJP central leaders including president Amit Shah, working president JB Dutta, secretary organisation BL Santosh and state observer Bhupendra Yadav on Sunday night. The party leaders will further meet them and other BJP ministers and MLAs on October 2 night to come out with a final solution, sources said.
Sources further said that 11 dissident MLAs are camping in the national capital. Besides, speaker Yumnam Khemchand is also in Delhi on party leaders’ intimation. Agriculture minister V Hangkhanlian and social welfare minister Nemcha Kipgen are likely to head for the national capital on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, chief minister N Biren returned to Imphal to attend the state level Irabot Day celebration and he will leave for Delhi on Tuesday.
Responding to posers from media persons on the sidelines of the Irabot Day function, CM Biren said that he came back to attend the function after meeting with party leaders on Sunday or else he would have stayed in New Delhi. However, he may leave for the national capital on Tuesday, he said while conveying that the issue might be settled in a couple of days. On the other hand, another source said that Amit Shah met CM Biren for about 10 minutes followed by separate meetings with Th Biswajit and K Bhabananda. The BJP president reportedly took stock of the dissenting voices, charges and clarification from all the state leaders during the meeting.
BJP national secretary organisation BL Santosh also met former president of BJP Manipur Pradesh Haobam Borbabu to take his opinion on the present internal crisis. The national leaders will meet the state leaders further on October 2 night and are likely come up with an amicable solution with strong instructions to both parties, sources added.