Imphal, March 20
Even though Forest Minister Th. Shyamkumar had boldly stated that he has not been disqualified from the post of MLA by the Speaker’s Tribunal, he had every right to enter the Manipur Legislative Assembly and had assured to cast vote in the upcoming Rajya Sabha Election, Congress Party firmly believe that the Manipur Legislative Assembly will be abide by the directives of the Supreme court to restrain him from entering the Assembly Premises.
Leader of the opposition while answering to a question on course of action that the party might take up if in case Th. Shyamkumar is allowed to caste vote in RS election, said that he didn’t expect the ruling government or even the speaker of the Manipur Legislative Assembly to go against the Supreme Court ruling.
Meanwhile, Ibobi said that Congress numbers in the state Assembly is still 28. In connection with a question to the status of the 7 defected congress MLA , Ibobi said that they have not been expelled from the Congress Party.