Sunday, February 5, 2023

Imchen quits as MLA; joins BJP

Veteran politician and four-time sitting legislator from 28 Koridang assembly constituency, Imkong L Imchen has tendered his resignation as member of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly.
In his resignation letter to NLA secretary, Imchen, who has been the MLA since 2003, said that he was resigning on “personal grounds” with effect from January 20, 2023 forenoon.
Imchen was also among the 21 NPF legislators who merged with the NDPP in April 2022.
When contacted, Imkong confirmed about his decision and also disclosed to Nagaland Post that he had joined the BJP.
Though BJP was yet to make public the names and the 20 assembly constituencies the party would be contesting, Imchen was among those hoping to get the party ticket. Either way, Imchen was firm that he would be contesting the 2023 assembly elections.

SourceNPN
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