Former MLA of Oinam Assembly constituency L Radhakishore Singh has been suspended from primary membership of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for six years.
In an order signed and issued by state BJP president A Sharda Devi on Thursday, it mentioned that Radhakishore has been suspended for violation of the party’s Rules and Regulations under Article XXV. Breach of Discipline Clause (c) and (f).
The order also mentioned that it will be made effective immediately.
L Radhakishore Singh contested as BJP candidate in Manipur Legislative Assembly election, 2022 from Oinam assembly constituency.
There has been an internal tussle between L Radhakishore Singh and MLA of Wabagai assembly constituency Usham Deben who was elected in BJP ticket for chairmanship of Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB).
After Radhakishore filed a writ petition in the High Court of Manipur, Justice Muralidharan stayed the order of the government issued on September 20 that appointed Usham Deben as chairman of MPCB. The court further directed Deben to submit a counter affidavit by November 16.