IMPHAL, January 16: The Manipur People`™s Party today announced the commencement of its mass enrolment campaign with an eye for the 2017 State Assembly election.
Speaking at a press conference held at the party`™s Polo Ground office, party president N Sovakiran said MPP was once a formidable political party, but today it has lost public support due to the absence of any of the so-called political bigwigs in the party.
Nevertheless, the party will not look for any `big face`™ at the moment, but it will put all effort to make it a much stronger regional party he said.
Sovakiran further appealed to all supporters and sympathizers including those residing outside the State to help the party gain its lost glory and sought both emotional and financial support.
Meanwhile, announcing the mass enrolment of members, the party president said the party has a dedicated website for those wanting to enroll online.
Sovakiran said that it is high time for the people to enrol with the party and uproot the current government which has gain much notoriety for corruption, extra judicial killings, and incomplete development projects, etc.
He said the 2017 election will be for the people to decide and bring to power the true leaders of the land.
MPP is our future he said appealing to the people to join the party in order to safeguard the State.
During the press meet MPP president N Sovakiran said that Indian Constitution has provisions for regional political parties.
He said some regional political parties have been existing in the country even before independence
The Manipur People`™s Party was formed on December 26, 1968.