UKHRUL, March 14 � Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D� Souza today launched the BJP�s election campaign for the party candidates for the Lok Sabha polls in Manipur.
BJP is fielding two former professors of Manipur University Prof Gangmumei Kamei and Dr RK Ranjan in the Outer Manipur parliamentary constituency (hill districts) and Inner Manipur parliamentary constituency (valley districts). The polling day for the Outer seat is on April 9 and the Inner seat on April 17.
After their campaign at Noney hill station in Tamenglong district on Thursday, the Goan Deputy Chief Minister accompanied by Prof Kamei, and BJP State unit leaders on Friday drove down to Ukhrul district headquarter, to attend another election meeting.
�We are here for a change,� said D�Souza while addressing the gathering. �So the New Hope, New Manipur objective (of the party) should be our focus and it should be our end result�, he added.
He asserted that BJP is the only alternative. �You cannot have a third front as they are in chaos. So we have to be united in bringing the change in every front�, he said.
Prof Kamei promised that the party will work for good governance free from corruption and pro-people government besides introducing a new economic policy in the country.
Once they come to power, the BJP promised for harmonious relationship among the different ethnic groups, protection of Manipur boundaries, separate sports and tribal varsities in Imphal, composite eco-systems at Loktak lake.
The sitting Congress MP Thangso Baite spoke for just 15 minutes in his five
years term in parliament, alleged BJP State general secretary Asni. �So, we need to close his chapter this time�, he said.
After Ukhrul campaign, the team rushed to another campaign meeting at Churachandpur district headquqarter. The Goan leader is likely to leave Imphal tomorrow.