SPF seeks special Assembly session to adopt resolution on no-confidence motion against government in Manipur

The Secular Progressive Front led by the Congress party on Thursday submitted a memorandum to Governor Najma Heptulla, seeking a special assembly session to adopt a resolution on a no-confidence motion against the N Biren Singh-led BJP government.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 18 Jun 2020, 6:42 pm

Senior Congress leader Dr Chaltonlien Amo speaks to reporters outside the governor's bungalow on June 18, 2020 (PHOTO: IFP)
Senior Congress leader Dr Chaltonlien Amo speaks to reporters outside the governor's bungalow on June 18, 2020 (PHOTO: IFP)

The newly formed alliance in Manipur, Secular Progressive Front, led by the Congress party on Thursday submitted a memorandum requesting Governor Najma Heptulla to convene a special assembly session to adopt a resolution on a no-confidence motion against the N Biren Singh-led BJP government.

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"We have come here to submit a memorandum addressed to the governor to convene a special assembly session to adopt a resolution on a no-confidence motion against the BJP-led government," said senior Congress leader Dr Chaltonlien Amo speaking to reporters outside the governor's bungalow on Thursday.

On Wednesday, the state government witnessed a political upheaval as three BJP MLAs - Henglep MLA TT Haokip, Naoriya Pakhanglakpa MLA S Subaschandra Singh and Tamenglong MLA Samuel Jendai -resigned from the party to join the Congress and six MLAs withdrew their support.

Soon after the development, with nine MLAs in their favour, O Ibobi Singh, who is also the leader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP), said the Congress government is hoping to form the new government in the state.

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More details to follow. Watch this space for more updates.

Also Read: Biren Singh-led coalition government in trouble waters as three BJP MLA resign, NPP withdraws support

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First published:18 Jun 2020, 11:08 am

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