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Cong MLA joins BJP in Arunachal

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ITANAGAR, March 11 - A Congress MLA in Arunachal Pradesh defected to the BJP on Monday, a day after the Election Commission announced simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the State on April 11.

Markio Tado represented Tali constituency in Kra Daadi district of the BJP-ruled State.

Tado said he submitted his resignation letter to State Congress president Takam Sanjoy and joined the BJP. �The Congress has no vision for the future of the State. So I joined the BJP in the larger interest of the State and the people of my constituency,� he told a press conference.

Tado had won from Tali as a Peoples� Party of Arunachal candidate in the 2009 Assembly elections and as a Congress nominee in the 2014 polls.

With Tado resigning, the Congress in the State is left with four legislators in the house of 60. � PTI

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Cong MLA joins BJP in Arunachal

ITANAGAR, March 11 - A Congress MLA in Arunachal Pradesh defected to the BJP on Monday, a day after the Election Commission announced simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in the State on April 11.

Markio Tado represented Tali constituency in Kra Daadi district of the BJP-ruled State.

Tado said he submitted his resignation letter to State Congress president Takam Sanjoy and joined the BJP. �The Congress has no vision for the future of the State. So I joined the BJP in the larger interest of the State and the people of my constituency,� he told a press conference.

Tado had won from Tali as a Peoples� Party of Arunachal candidate in the 2009 Assembly elections and as a Congress nominee in the 2014 polls.

With Tado resigning, the Congress in the State is left with four legislators in the house of 60. � PTI