Patton rejoins BJP


KOHIMA, JANUARY 16: Former Home Minister, Y. Patton has rejoined the BJP after meeting senior saffron leaders, including Ram Madhav. Sources said Patton who was dropped recently from Chief Minister, T R Zeliang’s Government has rejoined the saffron party. Patton who was second in command in the Zeliang’s ministry was dropped without citing reason. He had also resigned from the State Assembly recently. The former Home Minister
was a bigwig in the NPF till recently but Zeliang did not mentioned why he has to drop Patton from his ministry. Patton is expected to face a multi-corner contest this time.