Reacting to the statement of MLA N Loken of Nambol constituency, President, state BJP unit, Th Chaoba today questioned the MLA if he had spent a single rupee from his MLA fund for the development of Nambol area.
Addressing a press meet today at the state BJP office located at Nityaipat Chuthek, Imphal, the state BJP president reacted to the statement of MLA N Loken and raised various issues against the present government. He said that the oldest shed of Nambol Bazar was constructed during his tenure as an MLA of Nambol constituency in the year of 1992 under the scheme of IDSMT. Reacting to the statement of N Loken that the shed was constructed in low lying area and as a result water gets flooded in the shed during rainy season, Th Chaoba asked why the MLA N Loken is not taking up necessity action to drain the water and renovate the shed which is twenty years old after its construction. Chaoba asked what the MLA has done for the development of Nambol constituency during his tenure as MLA and if he had spent any rupee from his MLA fund.
Chaoba further said that one of the only two girl’s higher secondary school of Nambol has been degraded to High School and he blamed the MLA responsible for the same.
Chaoba further added that state BJP is going to file a Public Interest Litigation against the Minor Irrigation for withdrawing huge amount of fund repeatedly in the name of constructing dam. He further said that the social welfare minister should resign from its post following the incident of the death of an old age person while standing in the queue for taking old age pension. He said that the incident clearly defines there is no social welfare policy.
Talking about the matter for VDF, Chaoba asked why the MLAs are not supporting their agitation. He said that there are various well qualified and educated personnel recruited for VDF but their wages is lesser than any labourer. He said that the state BJP will initiate various forms of agitation regarding the same matter.
State convenor, RTI cell BJP Manipur Pradesh, M Poireihanba Meetei said that an RTI was filed against all the MLAs of the Imphal East constituency seeking information regarding the list of items taken up by the MLAs from the local area development fund during the year of 2012 to 2015, the details of amount spent and the name of the agencies or NGOs including the contractors who carried out the works under the fund.
Poireihanba further said that the RTI cell is prepared to file another RTI regarding the detail of PDS items (Rice, Sugar, Kerosene, Wheat) supplied to all the assembly constituencies of Manipur through the food and civil supply department, government of Manipur during the period from the year 2012 to 2015.