Rashtriya Gorkha Morcha merges with Congress

Dehradun, May 2 The Rashtriya Gorkha Morcha party merged with the state Congress in a programme held at the Congress head office here on Sunday.

State president of the Congress Kishore Upadhyay warmly welcomed JB Karki, national president of the Morcha, and his party workers with garlands and bouquets. Workers of the Gorkha party showed their devotion towards the principles of the Congress and assured to strengthen it in the state.

Upadhyay said “The collaboration with Rashtriya Gorkha Morcha Party will strengthen the Congress in the state. Congress is a democratic and secular party which believes in the development of each and every section of the society.”

Rashtriya Gorkha Morcha merges with Congress
Capt JB Karki (retd), president of the Akhil Bharatiya Rashtriya Gorkha Morcha Party (second from right),
praises the previous Congress governmentTribune photo

He alleged that the BJP had created an atmosphere of political crisis in the state but Congress would fight back to form a democratic government. The members of the Gorkha party would support Congress in this time of struggle, he added.

Former Chief Minister Harish Rawat was the chief guest at the programme and welcomed the members of the Gorkha party. He asked them to support the party during this crisis and slammed the BJP-led Central Government for defaming democracy in the state. The real character of the BJP had got exposed in front of the public and they would not excuse the saffron party in the upcoming Assembly elections.

Jot Singh Bisht, PS Karki, Balram Thapa, Parveen Rana, Kamlesh Chandra and Rakesh Negi also attended the event.

Via Tribune News Service

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