Opp demands resignation of 7 MLAs
Imphal, Mar 26: The Opposition in Manipur has demanded the resignation of seven MLAs of the ruling Congress for holding office of profit.
Former Chief Minister R K Dorendra of the BJP had demanded their resignations as done by AICC president Sonia Gandhi.
Federal Party of Manipur Legislative wing leader S Ibohal questioned the appointment of the MLAs to such offices and demanded that the government should come out clean and declare its decisions on the matter.
In the aftermath of the reduction in the Ministry size, most ruling MLAs were made in-charges of various state-owned public undertakings.
The seven MLAs were N Biren, Chairman of Pollution Control Board, K Ranjit, Chairman of Planning and Development Authority, N Loken, Chairman, Loktak Development Agency, A Aza, Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Board, Bijoy Koijam, Chairman of Manitron, K Korunthang, Chairman of Tribal Development Corporation, Y Mani, Chairman of Programme Implementation Committee.
The government has not officially reacted to the matter so far.