The party in a statement on Saturday said, it was anticipated that the regional party PPA, which is part of the North East Regional Political Front (NERPF), having pre-poll alliance with the NDA in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections would uphold the very spirit in the biennial election for lone Rajya Sabha seat from the state.
It is unfortunate despite such an alliance with the BJP-led NDA; the regional party barrenly dismembered the spirit of opposition, said BJP spokesperson Techi Necha in a statement.
BJPs nominee Tapen Siga lost the RS election to Cong's Mukut Mithi
The BJPs nominee Tapen Siga lost the Rajya Sabha election to ruling Congress member Mukut Mithi by a big margin of 37 votes. The polling for the lone RS seat was held on June 19 last at the State Legislative Assembly Secretariat premises and result declared the same day.
Meanwhile, senior PPA leader Laeta Umbrey, who unsuccessfully fought the 2014 assembly polls as the partys chief ministerial candidate, yesterday resigned from the party protesting the act of his partys legislators for supporting the Congress nominee in the Rajya Sabha election.