All Party Hills Leaders Conference (APHLC) and Congress workers of Langmili joined the BJP at Langmili playground on Wednesday.
The party sources said 306 supporters from APHLC and Congress merged with the BJP.
Welcoming the Opposition supporters into BJP, Chief Executive Member (CEM), Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC), Tuliram Ronghang said through special package roads have been improved in Langmili area. Land pattas have been distributed free of cost to villagers.
The CEM said, “As per my promise to the people of Langmili, the roads have improved. Land pattas have also been distributed and those who have not got them yet they get them soon.”
The CEM said that all those who died in the Karbi-Dimasa and Karbi-Kuki clashes will be given compensation by the KAAC. The KAAC will consider the memorandum submitted by the people of Langmili for more development.
Taking on JI Kathar, the MLA of Diphu, Bidyasing Engleng said, “What good do you see that you all are so inclined to him. What development can he give you? As Congress can give you nothing so I resigned from the party and joined the BJP. If you want development you should support the party that is in power.”
Local MAC of Lumbajong, Johnny Timung said whether it be the Congress or BJP, the ruling party never wins from Langmili. He said in the last MAC elections, even the BJP lost from Langmili polling station.
President, BJP East Karbi Anglong District Committee, Dhansing Teron welcomed the new supporters into BJP and said the Opposition workers in Langmili have taken the right decision.