November 27, 2020

Congress asks Manipur Governer to make sure correct belief vote, says earlier vote not bona fide

GUWAHATI: Manipur opposition chief O Ibobi Singh has in a illustration to governor Najma Heptulla alleged that there was no bona fide belief vote carried out within the state meeting and sought her intervention on the problem. The Biren Singh-led BJP coalition authorities received the belief vote by a voice vote regardless of the Congress demanding a division (voting) when the movement was taken up for passage.

Singh in his letter requested the governor to convene a particular meeting session underneath Article 174 of Structure to conduct a belief vote alleging that the August 10 vote violated Guidelines 311, 360 and SC judgments on conduct a flooring check.

Congress spokesperson Ningombam Bupenda Meitei mentioned the six pages illustration cited violations of Rule No 311 & 360 of Procedures and Conduct of Enterprise of Manipur Meeting underneath 208 of the Structure, and SC judgments in Union of India Vs. Harish Rawat of 2016 & Shivraj Singh Chouhan Vs. Madhya Pradesh Speaker of 2020.

“The letter by the CLP and opposition Chief, O Ibobi Singh, to the Manipur governor is a transparent reflection of the unprecedented constitutional blunder dedicated on the ground of the Home, proving that there was no bona fide belief vote. It was not solely the homicide of democracy but in addition the fee of violations of established procedures, abuse of the Speaker’s powers, destruction of the Structure and dishonouring of Supreme Court docket judgments. The Congress expects the Governor to intervene,” Meitei alleged.

Eight Congress MLAS had defied the whip and absented themselves from the meeting and 6 of them resigned as MLAS later. Congress had a complete of 24 MLAs.