19 - 11 - 2019

“Joining BJP was my great mistake”, says Manoj of Khowai

Agartala, Sept 21,2019: CPM former leader of Khowai and member of sub divisional committee , Manoj Das on Friday rejoined his party in the CPI (M)'s party office in Khowai. He was cordially welcomed back to the party fold by senior most leaders Bijan Dhar, party secretary Gautam Das and former tribal welfare minister Aghore Debbarma.

Later addressing, Manoj Das said, “Joining BJP was my great mistake, I have done. Eighteen months rule of the party is nothing but rule of tyranny and torture. Not  a single decision was taken for the welfare of people.”      

Manoj Das, a tested and politically trained party worker  had left the CPI (M) in 2014 after differences erupted with late CPM leader  Samir Deb Sarkar and joined Trinamool Congress. But seeing the work of the party he got    frustrated.He than joined BJP in 2017. After being denied ticket by BJP from Khowai seat and , in stead, nominated Amit Rakshit from Agartala who lost the election to CPI (M)'s NIrmal Biswas .

However,   hours before his rejoining the BJP t leadership in Khowai had expelled Manoj from the party