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BJP would fight Mizoram election on development issue: Kohli

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

A senior has said that the party would fight the Assembly elections on the development issue.

Assembly election are due in ruled by end of this year.

"Development is our agenda. In six states we have gone to the people with that agenda and in also we will go with the same," told mediapersons here Saturday.

He expressed optimism that Mizoram will also join the other six north eastern states to bring development under Narendra Modi's slogan 'Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas'.

Kohli said the BJP government at the Centre has sent Union ministers 150 times to the north east follow up the development programmes in the region.

"How many came and spent time here. What about infrastructure, about roads, what about the other developmental projects of connectivity, mobile connectivity, other schemes that are being started in terms of health," he said.

The claimed that in the entire NE region, states have moved away from the party.

"The resignation of is a big development," he said, adding that the leaving his party cannot be taken lightly.

on Friday tendered his resignation from the

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 12:40 IST