Congress chief Ningombam Bupenda Meitei mentioned the get together was assured that the House will take up the no-confidence movement through the Monsoon Session on August 10.
- Last Updated: July 29, 2020, 12:04 AM IST
The Congress in Manipur submitted a discover for a no-confidence movement against the BJP-led coalition authorities within the state on Tuesday. Congress legislators Okay Meghachandra and Th Lokeshwar submitted the discover to the Assembly secretary.
Manipur Congress spokesperson Ningombam Bupenda Meitei mentioned the get together was assured that the House will take up the no-confidence movement through the Monsoon Session on August 10.
The Congress has been concentrating on the Manipur authorities over what the get together known as its failure to hand over a 2018 drug haul case to the Central Bureau of Investigation.
Thounaojam Brinda, Additional Superintendent of police, Narcotic and Affairs of Border (NAB), had in June 2018 recovered a consignment of contraband medication and previous currencies from the official quarter of Lukhosei Zou, Chairman of Autonomous District Council (ADC), Chandel district of Manipur.
In her affidavit submitted earlier than the Manipur High Court just lately, she had alleged that Chief Minister N Biren Singh had pressured her to launch Zhou.
The chief minister has denied the allegations. The girl police officer’s affidavit was printed in two native newspaper on July 14, following which an prison contempt case was lodged against them.
The state Congress unit had on July 15 demanded a CBI probe into the case. Meghachandra mentioned that the submission of the no-confidence movement was additionally in consideration of the FIR lodged against the 2 native media homes which had printed the officer’s affidavit. Lokeshwar additionally urged all to assist their trigger.
After failed makes an attempt to dislodge the Biren Singh authorities following the resignation of 9 ruling coalition legislators, together with 4 ministers belonging to National People’s Party (NPP), the Congress is attempting to put the Manipur authorities on the mat on the drug haul case.
The Manipur political disaster triggered by the resignations was later resolved after intervention of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda. The 4 NPP ministers returned to the cupboard subsequently.