As the crusading for the assembly election sizzling up, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is probable to be present at two BJP rallies in the state subsequent week. Former Union minister and BJP leader Mr. Thounoujam Chaoba Singh termed on Modi in New Delhi yesterday and conversed with him the party’s policies to conquer Congress.
Mr. Chaoba said ‘Modi also took into account our request to announce our party’s chief ministerial candidate’. He also added that ‘our meeting lasted around 30 minutes and I requested Modi Ji to address two election rallies one in Imphal and other in Churachandpur district headquarters, next week and he consented’.
In the intervening time, BJP has subjected its third and final list of two candidates out of one is Krishna Kumar Singh, younger brother of Congress strongman and state industries minister K Govindas. He will challenge for Bishnupur seat. The other candidate on the list is former minister S. Rajen Singh who will brawl from Lamsang constituency in Imphal west district. In the midst of its third list out BJP like Congress have forenamed candidates for all 60 assembly seats.
Krishna Kumar, an alumnus of Sainik School Imphal and also a renowned entrepreneur alleged that ‘I am so grateful to BJP leaders for giving me a ticket’. He also added that ‘from to tomorrow i.e. Wednesday, I will start campaigning in my constituency in a Phased manner’. In an intervening time, a large number of ticket aspirants who were denied an ability to contest the polls by either Congress and BJP continued to budge to other parties like North East India Development party, Manipur national Democratic front and national people’s Party. Mr. Krishna Kumar, the fifty-one-year-old lives apart from his brother at Ningthoukhong Bazaar located on the northern side of picturesque Loktak Lake said ‘from tomorrow I will commence my confrontation in a proper approach’.