Nagaland: BJP legislators visit Delhi to discuss internal rifts in party

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KOHIMA | JULY 16, 2020:

Legislators of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Nagaland visited New Delhi recently and held a series of meetings with central leaders on various issues concerning the party in the state.

The meetings were held on July 13 with central leaders led by National President J.P Nadda and other party leaders to discuss the BJP fiasco in Nagaland as it was felt necessary for settling the issue.

The legislators maintained that they have to listen to the voice of the party workers because they were elected by them.

They also agreed, in unison, that under the leadership of Chief minister Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio, all the 12 BJP legislators have been assigned with the responsibility of looking after various departments and extended their support to the BJP tradition of "One man one Post".

They also informed that the majority of the BJP legislators are of the view that the state BJP President should be a senior BJP Karyakarta ( worker) and a non-legislator who can devote full time to the party affairs.

The legislators also informed that the central leaders have assured to resolve the issue very soon.

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