• search

Office profit, A headache for Manipur Chief Minister

Posted By:
Subscribe to Oneindia News

Imphal, Apr 6: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and state Congress president Gaikhangam, who is also state Information minister, are now camping in New Delhi to discuss issues related to office of profit and possible reshuffle of the Manipur ministry.

Party sources here today said the Chief minister is likely to discuss the issue of office of profit with President of India APJ Abdul Kalam other central leaders.

The opposition parties in the state have demanded the resignation of the chief minister and seven other Congress mlas for holding offices of profit.

Even the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which is supporting the government, has also demanded resignation of all mlas holding offices of profit and opposed any move to issue an ordinance to save the mlas.

State Congress president Gaikhangam may also relinquish his ministerial berth following the one man one post principle, party sources added. The chief minister had handed over the post of president to Mr Gaikhangam earlier to follow the one-man-one-post principle.

Congress leaders here said a minor reshuffle was imminent and the former speaker T N Haokip who had resigned recently may also be inducted into the ministry.

Meanwhile, hectic lobbying was on to convince the chief minister to effect a major reshuffle.

UNI

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more