GUWAHATI: Manipur opposition chief O Ibobi Singh has in a representation to governor Najma Heptulla alleged that there used to be no bona fide belief vote conducted in the sigh meeting and sought her intervention on the misfortune. The Biren Singh-led BJP coalition authorities received the belief vote by a direct vote despite the Congress annoying a division (balloting) when the motion used to be taken up for passage.
Singh in his letter requested the governor to convene a determined meeting session under Article 174 of Structure to behavior a belief vote alleging that the August 10 vote violated Tips 311, 360 and SC judgments on the suitable technique to behavior a floor test.
Congress spokesperson Ningombam Bupenda Meitei talked about the six pages representation cited violations of Rule No 311 & 360 of Procedures and Behavior of Alternate of Manipur Assembly under 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 obvious reflection of the unparalleled constitutional blunder dedicated on the bottom of the Dwelling, proving that there used to be no bona fide belief vote. It used to be no longer handiest the execute of democracy nonetheless additionally the associated 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 total of 24 MLAs.