In a major political development, six BJP leaders and 200 party members joined the Indian National Congress (INC) in Manipur on Tuesday.
The development comes as a huge setback for the N Biren Singh-led BJP government in Manipur.
The six BJP leaders who joined the Congress party are Kilongdi Gonmei, Ningchuipou Kamei, Solomon Kamei, Neilalung Gonmei, Poudonlung Kamei and Jathuanglung.
The BJP party workers, who joined the Congress, are from Rengpang ADC segment of Nungba Assembly Constituency in Noney district. They were felicitated by Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Govindas Konthoujam, CWC member Gaikhangam, MPCC VP Bidyapati among others at Congress Bhavan in Imphal.