SHILLONG, March 08: Meghalaya congress Spokesperson, Zenith Sangma has held money power backed by the saffron brigade as one of the main factors for the triumph of NPP and fall of the Congress in the state while maintaining that the Congress party will have to analyse and diagnose what went wrong.
“The nexus of the BJP with the NPP has been exposed because there are a lot of factors, but the major factor is money power backed by the BJP and also lots of other factors that we have to analyse and diagnose what has gone wrong,” said the state Congress Spokesperson soon after submitting the nomination papers of the Congress candidate for the post of the Meghalaya Assembly Speaker here on Thursday.
Taking a shot at the BJP which now is a coalition partner of the NPP led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA), Sangma said, “In the event of forming the government, the nexus of BJP with the NPP has been exposed. It is the prima facie evidence that there has been very much nexus between the BJP and the NPP.”
On the large scale celebration of the BJP and its top notch leaders, President Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other Chief Ministers of various BJP rule state attending the swearing in ceremony of Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma and his cabinet colleagues, Sangma said, “The people of Meghalaya have not given their mandate to the BJP, but then nationwide the BJP is celebrating as though the people of Meghalaya have given them the mandate.”