Itanagar- Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has the majority support of his MLAs, and there is presently no need for a leadership change in the state, said AICC general secretary V. Narayanasamy and secretary Dr. K. Jayakumar, who are in charge of Arunachal Pradesh at the party level.
Asked to comment on reports that MLAs were calling for a change of leadership, Narayanasamy said, “24 MLAs endorsed the leadership of Tuki. It is under his leadership that the state is progressing rapidly, and it is our opinion that some of the schemes that have been introduced by the present state government have been path breaking.
The central Congress leadership, he said has taken strong exception to dissident activity by 21 Congress MLAs who abstained from the recent CLP meeting.
Narayanasamy also revealed that Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha had during a recent visit to Itanagar adjudged the financial status of the state as excellent.
He said that the sole aim of Prime Minister Modi was to try to disturb elected governments in the seven north eastern states and even accused Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju of working against the Tuki-led Congress Government.