Imphal: The New President of the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) will be elected within seven days said All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary in charge of Manipur Bhakta Charan Das.
The decision came after former MPCC President Govindas Konthoujam submitted his resignation letter to the party’s national president on July 16.
As per the source, Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh told some MLA’s that six congress MLAs will soon be joining the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Speaking about the disqualification of the 12 MLA’s Mr Das said BJP authorities had no proper to nominate the Parliamentary Secretary within the State, and alleged that it had “no intention of serving the people but to stick to power.”
The Supreme Court verdict in the Congress' disqualification case against 12 MLAs in the ‘office of profit’ matter is awaited on July 26.
Earlier, the Manipur High Court had disqualified the 12 legislators who were appointed as Parliamentary Secretaries by the BJP government of N. Biren Singh in 2017.