Shillong, Dec 19: The Shillong city president of the Congress, PT Sawkmie has said the 12 legislators who left the party to join AITC are the betrayers and not the five legislators who remained with the Congress.
In his reaction on Sunday to the statement of TMC leader Mukul Sangma that the Congress has betrayed the people of the state for supporting the NPP government, Sawkmie said, “The five congress MLAs have not betrayed the party and the people but its 12 MLAs who left the party betrayed all”.
Sawkmie said the TMC has no moral right to speak about the party and the presents MLAs.
Besides Sawkmie, those who are currently with the Congress are Ampareen Lyngdoh, Mayralborn Syiem, Kimfa Marbaning and Mohendro Rapsang.
“Our support to the government is based on issues and not on decision making”, he said.
Sawkmie also said though the BJP is the part of the government, it is not leading the MDA government.