Repeal act of Parliamentary secretary passed by voice vote, opposition walk out

Written By: / Friday, 23 February 2018 17:09

Imphal,Feb 23: State Assembly today passed the The Manipur Parliamentary Secretary (Salary and Allowances) Repeal Act, 2018 was passed today by voice vote as opposition congress strongly opposed the passing of the bill as it would amount to violation of the constitution.
Veteran Congress leader G. Gaikhangam who had never spoken in the session was heard for the first time in this session telling that discussing or passing introduction of the act to the assembly itself is unconstitutional and passing it would defame the sanctity of the assembly.
MLA Joykishan, K. Meghachandra, DD Thaisii among others strongly opposed the passing of the Act.
With the treasury and the opposition benches member started arguing over the matter the speaker was left with no choice but to follow the rules of procedure. Later he took voice vote and passed the act.
The state Assembly session was later concluded today and adjourned sine die.

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Maheshwar Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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