Mizoram Speaker Hiphei resigns from post

DN Bureau

Mizoram Speaker Hiphei said Monday he has resigned from his post, House and the Congress.

Mizoram Speaker Hiphei giving resigns from his post
Mizoram Speaker Hiphei giving resigns from his post

Aizawl: Mizoram Speaker Hiphei said Monday he has resigned from his post, House and the Congress.

Hiphei said he submitted his resignation letter to Deputy Speaker R Lalrinawma, who accepted it.

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Mizoram Speaker Hiphei

He said that he also resigned from the ruling Congress party and would join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday.

Also Read: Mizoram polls: Deadline for filing nominations is Nov 9

Hiphei, a veteran leader, was elected to the 40-member Assembly from the Palak constituency in 2013.

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

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