By M.Devanand Sharma
Imphal (Manipur) , June 18 : A day after 9 MLAs from the N. Biren Singh led Government had openly supported the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee on Wednesday , Congress MLA K Meghachandra, supported by 12 MLAs including MLAs from ally political parties had moved for removal of Manipur Assembly Speaker Y. Khemchand.
In a notice served to the Secretary of the Manipur Legislative Assembly, MLA K. Meghachandra supported by 12 MLAs stated that the motion for removal of the Speaker of the Manipur Legislative Assembly is necessitated for the reason that the Speaker has conducted himself in a manner unbecoming of the position held by him and his actions are not only unconstitutional but also illegal.
The notice was served under 307(1) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Manipur Legislative Assembly of a Resolution for the removal of the Speaker.
In the notice served, the 13 MLAs including the NPP MLAs including Yumnam Joykumar, Congress MLA O. Ibobi, Gaikhangam, and the Independent MLAs termed the preponing of the hearing of the disqualification case today i.e June 18, which was earlier scheduled on June 22, without giving proper reason as an act of an authoritarian.