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KOHIMA, July 6 (NEPS): A senior functionary of the Nagaland Presdesh Congress Committee (NPCC) Dr K Hoshi has resigned from the Indian National Congress (INC) in view of the present political expediency.
In his resignation letter addressed to the NPCC President on July 4, the former Congress leader, who contested twice as Congress candidates from 19th Phek Assembly Constituency unsuccessfully against present R & B Minister Azo Neinu, stated that he took the decision to resign from the Congress party in view of the present political expediency with a strong conviction that it would be “good for my people.”
Dr Hoshi, former chairman of the NPCC media cell, said he had resigned from both general and eligible membership of the INC with immediate effect. Along with the resignation, he also relinquished himself from all party posts including PCC member, 19th Phek A/C and member of Pradesh Election Committee.
He also expressed his deep appreciation to the Congress party and its leaders for reposing faith in him and giving him party tickets twice to contest in 2008 and 2013 assembly elections from 19th Phek A/C.
He also co-drafted the NPCC election manifesto for the 2013 elections.