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BJP leader claims Mizoram speaker will quit Cong and join saffron party

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Assembly would resign from the and join the BJP Monday, a of the saffron party claimed Sunday.

Hiphei, a veteran leader, was elected to the Assembly from the Palak constituency.

"He (Hiphei) would first tender his resignation as and then from the primary membership of the He will then join our party," the (BJP) said on the condition of anonymity.

He added that had recently met the central leaders of the saffron party.

Mizoram, the only state in the north-east under rule, will go to the polls on November 28.

Several senior Congress leaders recently left the party and joined the opposition Mizo

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First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 21:05 IST