Imphal: National People’s Party (NPP) president Conrad Sangma strongly on Tuesday condemned ‘attack of NPP workers by workers of other political parties’ at Keishamthong Assembly Constituency and the ‘attempt to take down NPP party flag’ at Mayang Imphal.
Sangma was speaking during one day interaction programme held at Singjamei Thongam Leikai, Imphal West which was jointly organised by NPP, Singjamei block and National People’s Youth Front (NPYF), Singjamei block.
“What kind of politics is played by certain political parties, I do not understand. Is this what these MLAs and political parties want to teach our youth? Is this the way that they want to run a state and the country going down at such level of politics? This is completely unacceptable,” Sangma said.
NPP is a party that believes in positive politics and the party will show that it is different from other political parties that involve in violence, he added.
Political parties need to folow positive path instead of resorting to violence. NPP has been prioritise on youth, women and indigenous people to bring development. In the coming state Assembly elections NPP will be single largest party with the support from people of Manipur, he said.
Intending candidate and MLA of Keishamthong Assembly Constituency, L. Jayentakumar said some workers of a political party by using intoxicants came and attack the workers of NPP. He said there are differences between ‘power’ and ‘authority’ and no one is above law which the people who are involved while governing the state should aware.
Those who are using power above the law can be punished by the power of public, he added.
Intending candidate of Singjamei Sssembly Constituency, Oinam Romen said in the coming election, NPP will come to power in the state. He urged the people of the constituency to give a chance so that he could be a part of the NPP government.
Deputy chief minister, Yumnam Joykumar; state president of NPP, N. Kayisii and other NPP intending candidates attended the programme.