Six Congress members join BJP Thoubal Municipal Council

Manipur BJP president S Tikendra said with the joining of the six members, the Thoubal Municipal Council has become a stronger party council.

Five Congress councillors of the Thoubal Municipal Council and its chairperson on Monday joined the Manipur Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Welcoming the new entrants to the party, state BJP president S Tikendra said with the joining of the six members, the Thoubal Municipal Council has become a strong party council.

The six new BJP members are Thoubal Municipal Council chairperson Thongam Shyamo Singh; councillor of ward number 8, Waikhom ongbi Sanathoi Devi; councillor of ward number 11, Ningombam Surjit Singh; councillor of ward number 12 Khunjamayum Thambal Singh; councillor of ward number 13, Sanasam Ibotombi Singh and councillor of ward number 15, Mutum Ibobi Singh.

The state BJP, meanwhile, observed the 119th birth anniversary of Syama Prasad Mukherjee on Monday in Imphal

As a part of the anniversary function, floral tributes were paid to the party leader.

First Published: July 6, 2020, 3:12 p.m.